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Letter Regarding the Great Miami Hurricane, 1926

From: N2013-15

Letter Regarding the Great Miami Hurricane, 1926

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Didn’t take time to finish what the hurricane started.

I found a restaurant open and by candle light they were serving breakfast. I was so darned hungry by that time, hadn’t had a thing since the Irish Stew of the night before, and not knowing when I’d get a chance again, I flew myself to Honeydew, griddle cakes and 2 cups of coffee. One cup before and one with. After that I knew I could get to Hollywood if I had to walk. Altho [sic] high heels shoes aren’t so good for a long hike and I’d already done four miles.

Tried to find Ted to get him to go to Hollywood with me but he was then trying to get permission to get to the Beach to know if I was alright. He knew the Floridian was standing.

I went to the Bus Sta. and heard from a driver who had made