How this Marine veteran plans to ride out Tropical Storm Florence: ‘It’s just water’

Chuck Stewart Marine veteran Hurricane FlorenceDaniel Brown/Business Insider

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  • Business Insider met two Marine veterans in North Carolina who said they plan to ride out Hurricane Florence. 
  • Charles Stewart, 75, said he lives in a mobile home, and will go to his car or truck if it gets dangerous. 
  • Carl Foskey, 66, said he has a well-built home and will ride the storm out with his wife. 
  • Neither of the Marines said they were nervous. 
  • Florence was downgraded to a tropical storm early Friday morning.

LELAND, North Carolina — Marine veteran Charles Stewart sat on the bumper of his car in a Waffle House parking lot directly in the path of Hurricane Florence. 

Wearing loose-fitting jeans, a turquoise T-shirt and brown Rockwell shoes, he sipped coffee and smoked a Camel cigarette as Hurricane Florence loomed off the North Carolina coast. Florence was downgraded to a tropical storm early Friday morning.

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