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Jacque Younger of Minot lives in a FEMA trailer with her husband, a cat and a dog after her rental home near Minot State University flooded last summer. She's tried to find a new home, but said they can't afford the soaring cost of housing in the city. "When you're talking $2,000 (a month), and you're on retirement ... that just doesn't work," she said.

Faces of the Flood: Jacque Younger; FEMA trailer for now, but unclear for how long

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MINOT -- Jacque Younger is quick to answer why she doesn't leave Minot despite spending the past year living in homeless shelters and a Federal Emergency Management Agency trailer.


"We've lived here for 32 years," she said while doing her needlework. "I've got roots here. Why should I move?"

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