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Power Returns To Woman's Damaged Home

By Kianga Kelley
Published On: Jul 07 2012 08:41:58 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 08 2012 08:14:12 AM CDT
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NEW BERN -

An update to a story of a woman who's lived for days without power, since Last Sunday's storms. Her power is finally back on. Deocia Norton lives off National Avenue in New Bern. A tree on her house had kept the power company from getting her power back on. We first aired her story Thursday. A group of marines heard it, and came to help the next day.

“It’s been rough, it’s been really rough, but imma make it with God’s help. He’s the only one that pulled me through this so I know there’s a God in Heaven,” an emotional Nortan said.

Nortan says an electrician showed up early Saturday morning. She says it was his day off and he still repaired the wiring to her home.
Nortan’s landlord has waived her rent for this month.