“The icon of the creek” – Wayne Magwood remembered by family, friends

Wayne Magwood and his shrimping boat, The Winds of Fortune, called Shem Creek home for decades. He often sold his catch on the corner of Mill Street and Coleman Boulevard, near the site of the accident. Some say, he taught everyone on the creek how to shrimp. He’d take young shrimpers under his wing and teach them the ways while helping them get their boats ready for the job. One of those young shrimpers is Lockwood Freeman who is also Magwood’s nephew. “We’ve just been getting it ready. We were really just getting going. I’m just devastated. It just feels like a dream,” said Freeman. video, >click to read< 08:29

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