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Vice President Pence visits Georgia following Hurricane Michael

Vice President Pence visits Georgia following Hurricane Michael
Vice President Pence visits Georgia following Hurricane Michael
Posted at 4:35 PM, Oct 16, 2018
and last updated 2019-10-02 09:37:27-04

MOULTRIE, Ga. (WTXL) - In the wake of Hurricane Michael, Vice President Mike Pence made a special visit to the Sunbelt Agriculture Expo in Moultrie before visiting other communities devastated by the storm. 

The camaraderie amongst farmers and families has only strengthened since last Wednesday, something Pence says he noticed.

In his speech, he revealed how pleased he is with the resilience of Georgia Farmers, despite many of them losing 100 percent of their crops.

"All the farmers gathered here today in the wake of Hurricane Michael, we are with you and we will stay with you until we rebuild and recover, better than ever before," said Pence. 

He described Michael as a "once in a generation storm," but assures us that farmers will be taken care of. 

The executive director for the expo recognizes how important this event is for the community and says he's ecstatic that they didn't have to cancel.