The road to Inez cuts through hard rock, and the Appalachian Mountains close in tight on those stubborn enough to live in the land’s creases. Thelma Moore has lived here all her life. She is not sure why. “I didn’t know any different. I started having children, and that was it.”She wants her two sons to get out, but they have not gone far. This is coal country. And Trump country. And poor country – “dying,” in the assessment of the mayor of Inez, Ed Daniels, who spent 43 years in coal plants.
When the communists came to his Vietnam town, Phong Robert Nguyen fled to a fishing boat, jammed already with 50 of his wife’s family. As they cast off, they saw a barge filled with refugees sink, “and I saw a couple hundred people die in the water. We pulled about 50 aboard our boat, but we were about to sink then.”That started Nguyen’s odyssey in 1975 from a country riven by war to a summer-sultry fishing village in the country that lost.
When the morning arrived, the sleepy bayou near Petra Cervantes’ home had arisen in fury, and the water in her house covered her ankles. In 30 minutes, it was up to her knees. Soon, it was up to her chest. “It was time to leave,” she says. Her daughter, a paramedic, had planned ahead for hurricane Harvey. She had bought three plastic boats – toys, really, but buoyant. Cervantes and her family scrambled aboard.
Right-wing group tries to entrap WPost with deceit and lies. https://is.gd/m8HVDS . I do not ever recall such a venal, sinister, organized effort to undermine journalism, a pillar of democracy. Even Nixon's Dirty Tricks campaign paled by comparison.
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