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July 2, 2014 5:14 PM

Remembering the surprising Hurricane Bertha

I pulled into town here to work at this newspaper 18 years ago this month. My first day of work was on Monday, July 15, 1996. Three days earlier, a hurricane named Bertha had walloped the coast and counties inland.

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