Minnie White, her daughter Marisia White, age 22, in their room at the Econolodge on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 in Battleboro, N.C. They were displaced from their Princeville home following Hurricane Matthew in October, 2016. They have lived here for three months while they search for another home they can afford. White also has her fifteen-year-old dog Spirit living in the room with her family. The large lion was a recent birthday present for Marisia.
Minnie White, her daughter Marisia White, age 22, in their room at the Econolodge on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 in Battleboro, N.C. They were displaced from their Princeville home following Hurricane Matthew in October, 2016. They have lived here for three months while they search for another home they can afford. White also has her fifteen-year-old dog Spirit living in the room with her family. The large lion was a recent birthday present for Marisia. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Minnie White, her daughter Marisia White, age 22, in their room at the Econolodge on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 in Battleboro, N.C. They were displaced from their Princeville home following Hurricane Matthew in October, 2016. They have lived here for three months while they search for another home they can afford. White also has her fifteen-year-old dog Spirit living in the room with her family. The large lion was a recent birthday present for Marisia. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com

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January 13, 2017 2:27 PM

Three months after Matthew, more than 1,000 in NC still homeless

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