Braving Home: Anne Howell

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All Things Considered, May 15, 2004 · When Hurricane Floyd struck Princeville, N.C., the damage to the historic town was extensive. But town commissioner and resident Anne Howell refused a government buyout and fought to save her hometown. Journalist Jake Halpern reports.

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Barbara, who listens to WKMS in Kentucky.

"When I heard the story of Anne Howell... I literally had to stop the car and just breathe. I didn't know radio could move me like this. Her story sucks you in, and reminds you how much we all take for granted."

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