Instead of evacuating, my buddy Dave was one of the crazy people to “hunker down” at home and wait out the storm. He’s in a town called New Bern, which is getting A LOT of national media attention for the severity of damage being sustained, including the hundreds of people needing a rescue.
Actually, he’s not crazy. Dave’s a very smart man, and he didn’t make this decision lightly. He researched it, talking to people who’ve lived there for a long time, and made an informed decision to stay.
Here’s my talk with Dave, a resident of New Bern, NC as Hurricane Florence literally pounds on his door:
As you listen, here are a few photos and videos Dave sent over the past few hours.
In this CBS video, Dave’s hometown of New Bern is shown: