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Thursday, August 30, 2007

On the Second Anniversary of Katrina

Do you think you understand the devastation, the life upheaval, the haunting memories that Katrina dealt the people of New Orleans and Mississippi? Yes?

I bet not. Read this powerful, descriptive post by a wonderful writer I found through another blog....and read her often.


Shannon **Gabi's Mom** said...

I went through Andrew. We didn't have the flood waters to worry about, but it was the scariest thing I have ever been through in my entire life! And living ina place affected by a hurricane afterwards is almost as bad! It's an experience I never want to face again! Of course now that I live in Indiana, I won't have to experience it!

I recently wrote my experience on our blog:
I can tell you even my words can not express just HOW BAD it really was. I do know that we didn't have it as bad as tose in Katrina.

Thanks for pointing us to the article.