They debated whether to stay.
Hurricane Florence might arrive in the middle of the night, the terrible wind frightening their two boys. It would flood — it always does, said Megan Gemelli. They could be trapped inside in the rain.
So the family from Wilmington, N.C., packed up their RV and drove south toward Central Florida, the vacation capital of the world, even if it wasn’t the holiday of their choice.
Their neighbors back home, the Swansons, followed behind and rented a nearby cabin with the words “Another Day in Paradise” over the front door in