RICHWOOD, W.Va. — It’s a month after the floods that devastated Richwood and other parts of Southern West Virginia.
Some have had their lives return to normal, while others say it could be months before things are the way they want them to be.
“I just want to be in my ol’ easy chair,” Jesse Woods said. “That would be ‘normal’ for me. I don’t think that’s going to be happening any time soon though.”
Woods was sitting in his yard and “just staying out of the way,” as he put it.
“I’m a disabled Army veteran,” he said. “My wife and my brother are working on remodeling the house. I’d just be in the way.”
The Woods’ mobile home had been entirely gutted…