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Stories of Hope, Resilience & Loss Still Surround W.Va. Flood

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Glynis Board
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Chuck and Carol Adkins stand on the wooden decking of the bridge Mennonites designed and built for them in the wake of July 2015 flooding.

This week on our Inside Appalachia podcast, we're revisiting some of the stories from our recent TV episode of Inside Appalachia. We hear stories of heroism and survival in towns like Richwood, Rainelle, and Clendenin. Residents and community leaders share their stories of loss and resilience.

Here's a link to the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8ehFEtJsGo

And we’ll hear how West Virginia’s Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (WV VOAD) called on Mennonites to help by building wooden bridges designed to handle flooding.

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