PHOTO: SC elderly couple hold hands in Hurricane Florence-forced evacuation from coast

PHOTO: SC elderly couple hold hands in Hurricane Florence-forced evacuation from coast

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A photo shared by a South Carolina agency shows that love can weather any storm.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control shared a photo of an elderly couple holding hands in the back of an ambulance.

An EMS agency from the Upstate took the photo while conducting medical evacuations from a nursing home in Beaufort County, SC.

"We are grateful for the incredible crews still assisting with safe medical evacuations," SC DHEC tweeted on Wednesday.

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More than 1,700 people have been safely evacuated from healthcare facilities along the SC coast, SC DHEC says.

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