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“And Hugo didn’t stop children from being born,” he said. “We birthed a couple of babies out in the woods. Some women were brought in to us, but we had to take some doctors out to them because they just couldn’t get to the hospital.” One doctor who continued delivering babies throughout the storm was Dr. Edward Keith. “When the eye passed over, in fact,” Keith said of one delivery. “The hospital had a lot of glass windows in the labor and delivery room. Most had blown out, and wind and rain was blowing in the windows. I was the only doctor in the hospital the night the storm hit.” Lowonder Whack said her nephew, Reggie Ragins, was born the day before Hugo; her niece, Toyeisha Williams, was one of the babies born during the storm. “It was soon after the eye of the storm started passing over Clarendon Memorial Hospital,” she said. “I will never forget thinking about how the hospital would collapse with everyone inside, but we made it.” Keith said work at the hospital was simply “chaos” the days after the storm. “The thing I remember most are the chainsaw injuries,” he said. “We had a lot of those. We had a lot of employees that couldn’t get to the hospital to work, but we pulled through as best we could.” Manninglive.com will post more from our Hugo Special Section, published in the Sept. 4 edition of The Manning Times, throughout the week, as well as exclusive web content. Send your Hugo memories and pictures to email@example.com to be featured on the website during September.