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Hurricane Katrina – Our Experiences

Update: see this Rogers Cadenhead story for links to the original authors’ story as well as some news reports. Not quite as clear-cut as it first seemed.

Hurricane Katrina – Our Experiences

Just as dusk set in, a Gretna [Louisiana] Sheriff showed up, jumped out of his patrol vehicle, aimed his gun at our faces, screaming, “Get off the f**king freeway”. A helicopter arrived and used the wind from its blades to blow away our flimsy structures. As we retreated, the sheriff loaded up his truck with our food and water.

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