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Hurricane Katrina

Tuesday, August 30th, 2005 · No Comments

hurricane_katrina.jpg “I figure if Iím going to die, Iím going to die with cold beer and my best buds.”
– Tony Peterson on Bourbon Street the day before Katrina hit

The predicted category 5 storm weakened to category 4 and New Orleans residents were spared the horrible blow that was expected. The death toll — now higher than 100 — seems relatively low.

What a scary thing to know that something so tremendous is going to hit and all you can do is run — or drink your beer and hope for the best.

My heart goes out to residents and families of those in New Orleans, Mississippi, and the Gulf states affected by this hurricane.

Katrina Floods Gulf States, Killing 55:

Announcing itself with shrieking, 145-mph winds, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast on Monday, submerging entire neighborhoods up to their roofs, swamping Mississippi’s beachfront casinos and blowing out windows in hospitals and high-rises. At least 55 people were killed, authorities said.

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