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Despite Repeated Hurricane Warnings, Some Don't Evacuate

They simply say they can't

As Hurricane Ian makes its way toward Florida's west coast, both local and state officials have activated emergency plans — urging residents to evacuate from high-impact areas.

But when it comes to evacuating from Ian's path, residents such as Sharon Charles told NPR that they have no choice but to stay put and ride through the storm.

"I'm a wildlife rehabilitator and I care for a feral cat colony in my backyard," said Charles.

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