While today, we enjoy North Carolina for its beautiful mountains, great beaches, diverse culture, and historical landmarks – what if I told you some 55 years ago North Carolina and the southeast were almost completely obliterated? On a fated day in late January, Goldsboro, North Carolina was almost nuked in catastrophic destruction.

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Wow, how insane is that. Had you heard of this before?

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