Recovery Continues For Rochester Family
03/12/12 7:50AM By Mitch Wertlieb, Melody Bodette
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It's been two months since we last spoke with Jon Graham and Beth Frock of Rochester, a couple whose home was leveled by Tropical Storm Irene last August.
Since that life-altering event, Jon and Beth have agreed to share with us the highs and lows of their struggle to regain a sense of normal life, and there was uplifting news from their experiences with family over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
But as we'll hear, the trauma from losing their home of 15 years, and the physical danger they faced that day in August not only lingers but poses emotional and psychological roadblocks that crop up unexpectedly on the path to recovery.
Jon Graham tells VPR's Mitch Wertlieb that on the plus side, he and Beth found solace among their friends and neighbors when they attended Rochester's annual Town Meeting last week.
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