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In Sept. 1996, Hurricane Fran left a path of devastation from the coast of North Carolina inland to the Triangle and many other counties. The storm left residents of many towns and communities stunned by its unexpected ferocity, leaving many without homes or power. Travis Long, The News & Observer tlong@newsobserver.com

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