Narrative: Lake Katherine Woman Recalls Jon Boat Rescue from Last October’s Flood

Jul 12, 2016

Julie (left) and her children, Megan (center) and Davis (right), sit down to talk about the morning they were rescued from their home.
Credit Vince Kolb-Lugo/SC Public Radio

  Julie Latham lives with her family in the Lake Katherine community of Columbia, SC, where her home was destroyed by floodwaters. Julie reflects on her family’s rescue by jon boat and her elderly neighbor’s harrowing struggle for survival as the waters continued to rise.