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Melvin Davis (left) and Licurtis Reels (Courtesy photos) Melvin Davis (left) and Licurtis Reels

Some land is intertwined with a family’s history and identity. Memories mingle among the trees. The marks of long-dead relatives speak through the soil.

“It was like paradise for me,” says Kim Duhon, remembering the childhood summers she spent on ancestral property in the Merrimon community on North Carolina’s coast near the small town of Beaufort. “For me, it was everything.”  

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Phillip Bantz

Phillip Bantz is a reporter for Corporate Counsel. Follow him on Twitter @PhillipBantz.

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