In Eastern NC there is and old saying toward the beaches and the barrier islands "Only build what you can afford to loose." When I came to NC in the early seventies these words held true; until our honorable governor appointed developers to the CRC in the early 80's and million dollar homes started springing up and down our coast. Locals just shook their heads knowing the sea would reclaim its beaches. If you built more than you can afford to loose on our shifting sands you're and idiot and I will not throw my hard earned money your way.
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