Fight over historic home

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POSTED: Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 9:00pm

UPDATED: Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 9:09pm

She has lived in the house for 83-years, now county code may force her out of her historic Virginia home. Lauren Compton reports

(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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