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Ryland Mason, who owns a roofing business in Carolina Beach, said he wanted to stay put so he could help neighbors – he has four-wheel-drive trucks, generators and chainsaws.
“I just don’t feel like I can leave this island,” he said. “I just feel like I need to help my people. That’s the only reason we stayed.”