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How are the N. Carolina FReepers all doing?
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Posted on 04/17/2011 5:28:40 PM PDT by nuconvert

Just wondering how all the FReepers in the tornado areas are doing?

It's been a deadly couple of days across the South - hope everyone made it thru okay.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Local News; Weather
KEYWORDS: al; ms; nc; ncarolina; nctornadoes; tornadoes; va

1 posted on 04/17/2011 5:28:45 PM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

My daughter is in Charlotte. A lot of rain and wind but no damage .


2 posted on 04/17/2011 5:31:39 PM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: UB355

Good to hear.
The destruction and lives lost are shocking to me.


3 posted on 04/17/2011 5:34:40 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert
We live in the Tidewater area. No tornados near our house (at least none that I heard of) but one did hit in Chesapeake 3 miles from where my mom and two sisters were preforming in The Man Called Jesus play. I'm so glad they are safe.
4 posted on 04/17/2011 5:36:57 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: nuconvert

My Daughter-in-law and Grandson were in the path of a tornado last night. It destroyed their on home at Camp Lejuene.

My 23 month old Grandson is in critical cond.
My Daughter-in-law suffered “minor” injuries.

My Son was in California at the time but was able to fly home this afternoon.

There were several demolished homes and on other critical injury on the base.


5 posted on 04/17/2011 5:41:42 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: submarinerswife

Prayers for your grandson and family.


6 posted on 04/17/2011 5:44:48 PM PDT by Cicero
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To: submarinerswife

Prayers up for them!


7 posted on 04/17/2011 5:45:49 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: nuconvert

Raleigh area had 3 deaths and lots of power outages. Some areas (ours for example) only had high winds, strong rains and short power outages.

Thanks for asking...that’s what sets Freepers apart.


8 posted on 04/17/2011 5:47:35 PM PDT by gartrell bibberts (We have reached the "tipping point" - stop the madness.)
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To: nuconvert

I’ve sent an email to an old friend of mine who lives in the area, and teaches at NCSU. I hope he’s OK.


9 posted on 04/17/2011 5:47:55 PM PDT by Cicero
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To: submarinerswife

omg. I’m so sorry to hear that - prayers for your grandson & family.
I haven’t heard the news mention Camp Lejuene.


10 posted on 04/17/2011 5:48:36 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: submarinerswife

You are kidding? Right at Camp Lejeune? Prayers up for you and your family.


11 posted on 04/17/2011 5:49:06 PM PDT by bboop (Stealth Tutor)
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To: submarinerswife

You are kidding? Right at Camp Lejeune? Prayers up for you and your family.


12 posted on 04/17/2011 5:49:13 PM PDT by bboop (Stealth Tutor)
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To: submarinerswife

I’m so sorry!

I sent a prayer for your grandson.


13 posted on 04/17/2011 5:50:28 PM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: submarinerswife

Prayers for your family.


14 posted on 04/17/2011 5:50:51 PM PDT by vandy
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To: bboop
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Base officials say 10 to 12 homes were destroyed, 40 to 60 homes were significantly damaged and 40 to 60 more homes have suffered minor damage including broken windows, siding, gutters and trees in the yard. A 23-month old child was flown to Pitt Memorial Hospital Saturday night and is still listed in critical condition with multiple trauma related injuries. source WNCT
15 posted on 04/17/2011 5:52:37 PM PDT by tarpit
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To: submarinerswife; fatima; nutmeg

Praying for your family’s recovery from this devastating event. May God grant you perseverance and comfort in the days ahead.


16 posted on 04/17/2011 5:53:15 PM PDT by NautiNurse (ObamaCare uses Bernie Madoff theory of economics)
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To: submarinerswife

you have freepmail.


17 posted on 04/17/2011 5:53:31 PM PDT by tarpit
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To: submarinerswife

Thoughts and prayers for your family.


18 posted on 04/17/2011 5:54:37 PM PDT by marygam ((Obama is not a messiah, wake up folks!))
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To: submarinerswife; NautiNurse; Kathy in Alaska; Salvation

submarinerswife,we will pray for the little guy and your daughter in law.(((((Hugs)))))) Fatima


19 posted on 04/17/2011 6:03:20 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today:))
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To: marygam

Western North Carolina we missed it.


20 posted on 04/17/2011 6:03:55 PM PDT by scooby321
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To: submarinerswife

I am so sorry to hear this and will keep them in my prayers.


21 posted on 04/17/2011 6:07:26 PM PDT by Calm_Cool_and_Elected ("The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it." --Flannery O'Connor)
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To: nuconvert
Doing OK here N. of Raleigh. There's debris everywhere, and I gotta get a powerwasher, and there's a few shingles and siding panels gone off some of my neighbors' houses, but we're getting back to OK fast. Progress Energy had the power on last night, bless them. I saw them putting up a new high-voltage tower on my way to church this morning.

God bless all the NC FReepers!

22 posted on 04/17/2011 6:09:11 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Any politician who holds that the state accords rights is an oathbreaker and an "enemy... domestic.")
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To: submarinerswife

I’m so sorry - prayers for your Grandson and Daughter-in-Law.


23 posted on 04/17/2011 6:11:09 PM PDT by khnyny
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To: nuconvert

My son is at NC State in Raleigh (my wife and I are UNC grads, but that’s another story). He was at his girlfriend’s apartment and they had to go to the laundry room. No damage to her place, and his dorm was undamaged as well. His twin sister is at Appalachian State and did fine. We have some friends who lost a home in Sanford. A Lowes hardware about a half mile from our former Sanford home was leveled. (We listen outside of Winston-Salem now.) Still, lots of devastation in our state.


24 posted on 04/17/2011 6:11:19 PM PDT by NCLaw441 (I before E except after C, or when sounded as A in neighbor and weigh. Isn't that WEIRD?)
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected

We had gone to Boone on Friday for the open house at Appalachian State (I have a high school junior). It started torrentially raining Friday night, all night and was very, very windy. Same thing on Saturday morning except it was like a hurricane. They had flash flooding in the area. By the time we were finished touring the campus and ready to head back home, it was blue sky and dry roads but very, very windy still. We followed the storm east until just west of Derm and Chapel Hell where we drove into rain. We got home about 45 min after the tornadoes went through Raleigh. There was no damage in my area (NW Wake County) but lots of tree debris and yellow insulation everywhere. Still wonder where all that insulation came from. I’m about 5-7 miles from NCSU, west of I-40.


25 posted on 04/17/2011 6:13:37 PM PDT by Calm_Cool_and_Elected ("The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it." --Flannery O'Connor)
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To: submarinerswife

Prayers up.


26 posted on 04/17/2011 6:18:45 PM PDT by Celtic Cross (Some minds are like cement; thoroughly mixed up and permanently set...)
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To: submarinerswife

Prayers up for your family and little grandson...and all other NC’ers who suffered so in the storm.


27 posted on 04/17/2011 6:28:59 PM PDT by RowdyFFC (.)
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To: submarinerswife

Prayers being said for your precious grandson and DIL.


28 posted on 04/17/2011 6:32:51 PM PDT by Jane Long (2 Chron 7:14)
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To: submarinerswife

We heard about this on our local news today and prayers went up. So sorry. There were several tornados set down near us, but we, my grandson and I, are safe. We went to Havelock to shop and passed where a tornado came through and just demolished a housing development. It’s one thing to see it on TV and then another to get the full impact. We were both moved to tears. What was good to see were the number of people with chain saws and tools pitching in to help. No looters, just helpers! I love Eastern NC!


29 posted on 04/17/2011 6:41:22 PM PDT by myrabach
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To: submarinerswife

Prayers for all of you during this difficult time.


30 posted on 04/17/2011 6:43:14 PM PDT by GOPJ (Understanding the Koran: http://www.citizenwarrior.com/2009/05/terrifying-brilliance-of-islam.html)
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To: nuconvert

I am North west of Charlotte, we had some campers trapped by rising river waters but no fatalities, Thank God.. Most of the bad damage was east and north of here.


31 posted on 04/17/2011 6:54:49 PM PDT by contrarian ( KEEP YOUR BEEBERS STUNED)
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To: nuconvert
ok here in North Hampton but Roanoke rapids had 20 home and business damaged

10 dead in Bertie county though

prayers for the dead and their family's

32 posted on 04/17/2011 6:57:01 PM PDT by Charlespg
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To: submarinerswife

praying for your grandson and family

everyone fine here in High Point


33 posted on 04/17/2011 7:02:51 PM PDT by IAmNotAnAnimal (1/509th Army Ranger Retiree - Go Swamp Dogs!)
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To: submarinerswife

Prayers up for your Grandson. I hope that he is back to his adorable, amazing self soon.


34 posted on 04/17/2011 7:12:21 PM PDT by ninergold3 (Let Go and Let God - He IS In Control)
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To: nuconvert

We had heavy rain, hail and nasty lightning with some wind but the worst passed further south and east of us.


35 posted on 04/17/2011 7:13:17 PM PDT by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: submarinerswife

Praying for your family.


36 posted on 04/17/2011 7:14:19 PM PDT by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: submarinerswife

My grandaughter’s father works in Camp Lejune. I will pray for your grandson and daughter in law.


37 posted on 04/17/2011 7:29:42 PM PDT by Grammy
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To: submarinerswife

Prayer for your grandson. Thanks for posting.


38 posted on 04/17/2011 7:31:01 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: nuconvert

I was in southern Wake County when the storm passed by behind me. My brother and I had been to a birthday party for my grand-nephew. We had a light rain on and off during the morning. I had suspected nothing when I started out from northern Wake County to Willow Springs. My brother and I ended up under a car wash roof to keep what we thought we would get, hail from denting our vehicles. It rained hard, so hard that it was almost a white out. We sat under the roof of the car wash watching the Fuquay-Varina police car go round and round as the traffic lights didn’t work at intersection that time.
The rain began to lessen and my brother was anxious to find out about his home. His last words to me before we parted were, “Don’t be surprise if you arrive home and the house is gone.” He had to find other ways to go home because the tornado touched down close to his home outside of Rolesville and the roads were fallen trees or electric lines. I took another route home and had no problem getting there. One scary afternoon that I hope that will never to be repeated again in my lifetime!


39 posted on 04/17/2011 7:39:12 PM PDT by Buddygirl
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To: submarinerswife

Prayers for your grandson!!! Keep us up to date about him, please!!


40 posted on 04/17/2011 7:46:28 PM PDT by rangerwife (Proud wife of a Purple Heart Recipient)
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To: nuconvert

All well here. Was driving west yesterday and hit the squall line in Statesville a couple of hours before it started spitting out tornadoes back to the east. Weirdest thing about it was it went from blinding rain and wind to blue sky and clear in about 2 minutes.


41 posted on 04/17/2011 7:48:15 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: nuconvert

Alive and well in Raleigh... well Cary, but close enough.


42 posted on 04/17/2011 7:54:19 PM PDT by Sprite518
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To: nuconvert

We are in Hickory. No tornadoes that I am aware of, but we had a very large poplar come down across our street just two houses over. The new homeowner moved in about two years ago and cut about half the trees on his lot. Without the shelter of the grove, this big one came down in yesterday’s strong winds.

No one hurt!


43 posted on 04/17/2011 7:59:48 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ("If we don't stand for something, we shall fall for anything" - Peter Marshall)
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To: All

Thank you all so much for your prayers. Really, it means alot to us right now.

I’ll keep you all posted.


44 posted on 04/17/2011 8:28:41 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected

I’m very close to Creedmoor Rd and 540, and there is insulation EVERYWHERE....Its like the tornado hit an insulation factory or something...LOL. Lots of chunks of foam as well. Found two 4 x 8 sheets of tin roof in our neighborhood....Unreal...We have LOTS of trees in our yard, but thankfully only lost a couple of limbs....


45 posted on 04/17/2011 8:34:15 PM PDT by BallparkBoys (Rush is the Jack Bauer of American politics)
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To: submarinerswife

My family will be praying for your beloved Grandson and his parents, and you, of course! May the LORD heal everyone and restore your homes. We are new to Georgia and all the Thunderstorms,and Tornado Warning, etc. It keeps a family on it’s knee’s in prayer to the Father in Heaven! May Jesus Bless you all!


46 posted on 04/17/2011 10:27:14 PM PDT by tajgirvan ( Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem, Victory and Protection for our fine American Troops!)
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To: Sprite518

Waving from my corner of the Containment Area.


47 posted on 04/18/2011 4:53:10 PM PDT by Calm_Cool_and_Elected ("The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it." --Flannery O'Connor)
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To: nuconvert; All
An update:

Things are going incredibly well for my Grandson who was critically injured when a tornado demolished my Son's home on Camp Lejuene.

He is still listed as critical but stable. His Mom and Dad are doing well. They have been by his side and are happy (amazed) by his progress.

Here is an article with the latest update:

http://www.jdnews.com/news/camp-90224-evan-lejeune.html

48 posted on 04/20/2011 7:08:14 PM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: submarinerswife

That’s great to hear! Thanks for the update.

Wishing him a speedy recovery.


49 posted on 04/21/2011 5:00:21 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: submarinerswife

Thank you for the update! Prayers for little Evan’s recovery! Prayers for your daughter in law and son too!


50 posted on 04/21/2011 7:28:41 AM PDT by rangerwife (Proud wife of a Purple Heart Recipient)
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