|“I’ve lived on Buffalo Creek all my life...where I still live now. It was about an inch from getting in my house, but the water went away from my house. I thank the good Lord up above for that, but we lost 125 of our neighbors,” Harvey said. “Governor Justice, we really appreciate you coming down here today.”
Following the ceremony at Buffalo Creek, Gov. Justice made his way to the nearby disaster memorial, where he placed an honorary wreath, presented by the local Lions Club, in memory of the lives that were lost and the lives that were forever changed as a result of the tragedy.