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Rural Texas Resident On Recovery Efforts After Deadly Winter Storm03:47
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When a deadly winter storm ripped through Francoise Wilson's community in Gillespie County, the 70-year-old was left with busted water pipes. She's had to shower at a neighbor's house. And she's still waiting for her COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

The recovery efforts in rural Texas have been complicated by shortages of piping and plumbers, but Wilson has relied on friends and neighbors to get her through. Host Peter O'Dowd speaks with Wilson about her perspective on the recovery from the storm.

A desert willow iced over in Francoise Wilson's driveway. (Francoise Wilson)
A desert willow iced over in Francoise Wilson's driveway. (Francoise Wilson)

This segment aired on February 26, 2021.

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