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William Lovick Jr. looks out his bedroom window in Wilmington N.C., on Sept. 14, 2018, to survey the damage sustained from hurricane Florence. Suffering from diabetes, kidney failure, double amputation, and congestive heart failure, Lovick thought it would be best not to evacuate and stay close to his medical providers. “I’m not afraid of this hurricane, having been close to death so many times, if the Lord wanted to take me out of this world he would have already done so,” said Lovick Jr.