ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 30: A visitor to Arlington Cemetery pays his

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Three caskets came up from Elmwood Cemetery in Goldsboro as a result of the flooding from Hurricane Florence.  The cemetery is position in such a way that heavy rain can easily cause flooding.

Rick Fletcher from the city of Goldsboro says, “when we get a hurricane type rainfall, we actually have caskets that become disinterred down here,” … “Water can actually penetrate some of the older ones and the tops, the lids pop off and they become disinterred.”


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