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Woman fights to stay in historic home

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Bad weather has damaged a historic home, and the woman who lives there can't afford to fix it up. (Source: WAVY/NBC) Bad weather has damaged a historic home, and the woman who lives there can't afford to fix it up. (Source: WAVY/NBC)

ISLE OF WIGHT, VA (WAVY) - An 83-year-old Virginia woman has lived in her historic Isle of Wight County home all her life, but is afraid she might be forced to leave.

Time and storms like Hurricane Isabel have damaged Mary Cocker's home, and she hasn't been able to make repairs.

To some, the old home is an eye sore.

There are broken window panes, peeling paint, and damaged sections of the roof.

But, to Crocker her home holds all her precious memories, memories she doesn't want to let go of.

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