October 30, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Can’t Knock Us Down

As many of you know, the of and many other cities along the east coast of the United States has been knocked around by Hurricane Sandy the past few days. The damage and out from the storm are still being discovered but one thing is certain, the Outer Banks will carry on.

Photo by in Nags Head, NC.

It was just a little over a year ago that we were cleaning up from Hurricane Irene. A new inlet was torn and houses, piers and businesses were washed out by the flooding and winds she brought with her. Now as Sandy has passed, many of those same areas are faced with the same set backs as before. Thankfully, the residents and businesses of the are resilient and strong.

Nothing will ever take away the beauty of the Outer Banks. Most of our stores will be open today and a few will be cleaning up the mess Hurricane Sandy made, but our hearts are with all of our friends, fans, neighbors and customers on the east coast who are still facing her wrath. We hope to see you next year and many years to come. We’re in this together.

Photo by Abbi Siler in Nags Head, NC.

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3 Comments

  1. Petr October 30, 2012 at 2:38 pm - Reply

    Good luck OBX !!!

  2. Julie Sordi October 30, 2012 at 1:32 pm - Reply

    Thanks John!!! I was praying for you and all the stores. Hope the storm didn’t do too much damage. MIss everyone at KHK. Take care of my Life Is Good store in NH 🙂 Julie Sordi

  3. Kim October 30, 2012 at 12:55 pm - Reply

    We were there last year the week after Irene–I was amazed at how quickly the businesses bounced back! Stay safe during your clean up efforts. We are looking forward to coming back next year!

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