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Guest Column: In defense of repurposing hurricane debris

A native Hatteras islander whose home was flooded by Hurricane Matthew has a different view of those who would like to take home other people's belongings from their debris piles.  There is a place, she says, in this world and in this island for repurposing. 
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An Essay on Change and Progress

Dewey Parr of Buxton, who owned the Old Gray House with his wife, Mary,  reflects on change and progress on Hatteras Island in this essay that was first published in 1996. 
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A Postscript to the Essay on Change and Progress


Dewey Parr of Buxton owned The Old Gray House in Buxton with his wife Mary for 25  years before they closed the store on Sept. 30.  In this article, he updates the essay he first wrote on change and progress on Hatteras Island 20 years ago and reflects on the changes he has seen in the past two decades. 
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