Letter Regarding the Great Miami Hurricane, 1926

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Letter Regarding the Great Miami Hurricane, 1926

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that missing them by seconds. Cecil’s back shoulders and legs were badly bruised, when they went into the air he had his arms around Lena and when they came down he was underneath and saved her some. He held a board in front of her face to protect it from flying glass.

Arthur and Winnifred left their house when it moved off the foundation. They went into a house across the street that seemed to be standing it better than the rest. They got out in a lull.

There were some ghastly sights in the West Side Dorm. One wing had been turned into a hospital. One little girl about 3 years old had a stick driven into her chest , there was a hole as big as my thumb, and she was so good, no fussing at all.

A stick went right through a man’s heart. He bled to death in a short time.