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It rained. It rained and it rained and it rained. For well over a week in most parts of South Carolina, it rained. Other states were effected as well, but the worst of it was felt in the Midlands and the Low Country of South Carolina. 243 more words
Review: The Tilted World, by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly
Morrow, 2013. 303 pp. $26
This improbable, larger-than-life tale of abandonment and redemptive love makes entertaining reading, but I wonder whether the feel-good got in the way–unless, of course, you think it needs no justification. 826 more words
The Peshtigo Fire occurred on the 8th of October, 1871 in and around Peshtigo, Wisconsin. It was the deadliest fire in US history.
Because a number of fires struck the United States on the same day that year this one is largely forgotten, overshadowed by the far more famous – but not as deadly – Great Chicago Fire. 86 more words
Joanie Thresher tried to explain the situation through the tears.
“The roads are gone. They’re not just covered in mud. They’re gone.
“It’s just so heartbreaking.” 369 more words