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I Am a Victim of Hurricane Katrina

Where were you on Mon. Aug. 29, 2005? What do you want others to know about that day? Do you still need help years after the storm? 14 People

    Eye of the Storm

    I remember getting packed up to go to a friend's house in Covington.  I remember not thinking too much of the storm, because I thought it would probably turn away from the city like almost all of the others. I remember thinking that it wouldn't be as bad as it was.  I...
    Shayelle Shayelle 26-30 1 Response Aug 5, 2008

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    I Am Very Lucky.

    I am a victim of Hurricane Katrina. Thankfully, I wasn't in the worst of it, but my family and friends were. I remember everything so crystal clear.... That one and a half week felt like three and a half years. I remember my mom telling my sister and I to pack our bags because...
    Selo696 Selo696 16-17, F Jul 17, 2008

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    My Hurricane Katrina Story

    We just moved in with my mother in law a few months before hurricane katrina,April 2005,we thought this was just a scare and she would turn or decrease before she get close to New Orleans,but she surprised us all.Sunday august 28 my husband and I woke up at 6am to find out what...
    mocha504 mocha504 31-35 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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