When Hurricane Florence Threatened Local Animals, A Guy Got A Bus In A Desperate Bid To Save Them

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Hurricane Florence devastated communities throughout North and South Carolina. But some of the hidden victims of such natural disasters are our shelter animals. Thankfully Tony Alsup and his trusty school bus are committed to saving them.

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In September 2018 the first major hurricane of the Atlantic storm season left a trail of destruction in the Carolinas. Hurricane Florence’s strength peaked on September 10, 2018, when it was traveling near the island of Bermuda.

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As Florence approached the American East Coast, at a news conference on September 11, Roy Cooper, North Carolina governor, had a grave warning. “This storm is a monster.” He added, “It’s big and it’s vicious. It is an extremely dangerous, life-threatening, historic hurricane.”

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