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'Don't forget about us': Kentucky grocer speaks out about store damage caused by flooding

Simon Christon loading groceries into a car in front of Isom IGA. (Mountain Association)
Simon Christon loading groceries into a car in front of Isom IGA. (Mountain Association)

Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson speaks with Gwen Christon, who owns the only grocery store for miles around the small town of Isom, Ky., which was devastated by recent flooding. Supporters are rallying to help her get back in business.

Arthur, Gwen and Simon Christon, from left to right, in front of Isom IGA. Gwen Christon started there as a cashier there in 1973. (Mountain Association)

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