Shirley Walters, 81, center is helped from a john boat with her daughter Sharon Walters, right, by Graham Melvin, second from right and an unidentified man left, after flood waters threatened the Walters's home after Hurricane Matthew caused downed trees power outages and massive flooding Monday, October 10, 2016 in Lumberton, NC.
Shirley Walters, 81, center is helped from a john boat with her daughter Sharon Walters, right, by Graham Melvin, second from right and an unidentified man left, after flood waters threatened the Walters's home after Hurricane Matthew caused downed trees power outages and massive flooding Monday, October 10, 2016 in Lumberton, NC. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Shirley Walters, 81, center is helped from a john boat with her daughter Sharon Walters, right, by Graham Melvin, second from right and an unidentified man left, after flood waters threatened the Walters's home after Hurricane Matthew caused downed trees power outages and massive flooding Monday, October 10, 2016 in Lumberton, NC. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
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Fayetteville legislator calls for special legislative session on Hurricane Matthew relief

October 10, 2016 8:11 PM

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