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Author of Five Days at Memorial and War Hospital. Correspondent for . Email your story ideas: sheri.fink@nytimes.com. Facebook:
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Sheri Fink 21h
The link to the Belcher family's Gofundme page for his children is now working:
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jack healy Sep 18
The motel walls leaked. The carpets were soaked. And behind every door lay a story of loss, dislocation and even last-dollar desperation. These are the incredible, generous people and I met at Hotel Hurricane
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Sheri Fink Sep 18
Another tough day for North Carolinians. Still-rising rivers and people stuck where roads in all directions are cut off by fast-moving water. "You can maybe drive a total of five miles on this island," John Dixon of Rocky Point told me when the came to airlift his neighbors
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David Zucchino Sep 18
Watching the Cape Fear rise in Wilmington. ‘Nastiest I’ve Ever Seen It’: Residents Along Cape Fear River Brace for Record Floods via
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Sheri Fink Sep 17
Florence Live Updates: Rivers Still Rising as Storm Pushes Away with Tamir Kalifa
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Sheri Fink Sep 16
Readers have asked how they might help out the children of Randy DeShun Belcher, written about in the NYT magazine version of Lost In The Storm. Randy's mother set up this Gofundme page:
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Sheri Fink Sep 16
Nancy and George Tillery evacuated from New Bern, NC after a tree fell into their living room. This AM police advised them to leave their hotel in Kinston, NC which is also expecting flooding. It's Nancy's 60th bday.
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Sheri Fink Sep 15
Torrents of Water in Towns Across the Carolinas. And a Guy With a Boat. with and photos by and Tamir Kalifa.
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
Meghan Margarum awaited rescue in New Bern, NC. "It was white caps. It looked like the middle of the ocean," she told me. Calli Donohue called 911 for her friend, "They’re overwhelmed." So she turned to social media. Hours later, boat volunteers arrived.
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Hannah Sep 14
A gofundme page includes an update on Wayne's family and how their lives changed forever with the storm. Such humility from a family who was failed by a system that was never correctly prepared to help them. Update by Wayne's mother
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
Very sorry to hear about your loss. Thank you for listening.
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
Replying to @heyaries1981
Very kind of you to ask. Yes, Wayne's mother started this Gofundme effort last year and it is still active.
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
Some listeners and readers have asked about the Dills-Dailey family in the podcast & article "Lost in the Storm," wanting to know how they're doing and what might help. Wayne's mom keeps a GoFundme page for them and posted a one-year update. Here's a link:
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
Replying to @bsegodnia @nytimes
Thanks for your concern. Wayne's mother created a Gofundme fundraiser for the family after Casey died: .
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
That's very kind of you to ask. Wayne's mother established a Gofundme page for the family after Casey died.
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
Replying to @heyaries1981
Thanks so much. Yes, he is aware of and appreciates the outpouring of sympathy.
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
Replying to @petersagal
Thanks . I love your show. It helps to laugh every week, especially when people are enduring difficult times. Thanks for giving us that!
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
Yup, Wayne's mother started one after Casey died, and it is still active:
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
LaVene Painter, 86, and her longtime friend Ruby Daniel, 82, packed medications and evacuated to a Holiday Inn in VA, concerned about large trees falling around their inland homes. Both have chronic medical conditions. "I'm too old to get scared now," Ms. Painter said.
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Sheri Fink Sep 14
Replying to @NYTmag
Read the original story here: .
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