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Hurricane Katrina

UpdatePosted 10/23/2015 03:40PM

Thousands Flee as Strongest Storm Ever Recorded, Hurricane Patricia, Heads for Mexico

Originally posted 10/24/2015 01:00AM

Thousands are fleeing Mexico as a potentially catastrophic hurricane prepares to make landfall.

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Credit: Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Veronica Pierce ; Erica Parise/Warner Bros. Television
Air Force Vet Has Emotional Reunion with 'Katrina Girl' He Saved: 'You Rescued Me More Than I Rescued You'

UpdatePosted 09/17/2015 11:00AM

After 10 Years Search, Air Force Vet Has Emotional Reunion with 'Katrina Girl' He Saved: 'You Rescued Me More Than I Rescued You'

Originally posted 09/20/2015 02:10PM

Master Sergeant Mike Maroney has kept a certain picture on his wall over the past 10 years – that of himself and a little girl he delivered to safety during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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Credit: Arizona Humane Society
Boots the 'Kitten Nanny' Dog Hired by Arizona Humane Society to Get Cats Adopted

Boots the 'Kitten Nanny' Dog Hired by Arizona Humane Society to Get Cats Adopted

Originally posted 08/31/2015 03:20PM

Boots, a 12-year-old golden retriever and chow chow mix rescued from 8 inches of murky waters during Hurricane Katrina, "pays it forward" every Wednesday by "nannying" kittens at the Arizona Humane Society.

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'The Boat That Saved 400': How One Man Saved Hundreds of Lives During the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Originally posted 08/29/2015 05:45PM

Every time Kenny Bellau talks about his experiences during Hurricane Katrina, a suppressed memory of the storm's devastation resurfaces, and the tenth-generation New Orleanian relives the nightmare that occurred in his beloved city 10 years ago.

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Parents Welcome Baby Boy in Same Hospital Where They Were Stranded During Hurricane Katrina

Originally posted 08/28/2015 12:20PM

In August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina brought devastation and loss to the city of New Orleans, but in the midst of the devastating storm, two suburban 17-year-olds met at a hospital – and fell in love.

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Heroes Among Us

D.C. Couple Moves to New Orleans to Build Homes for Over 900 Families Still Affected by Hurricane Katrina: 'We Couldn't Leave These People Behind'

Originally posted 08/27/2015 10:25AM

When thousands of people fled New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina hit in August 2005, one married couple from Washington, D.C., arrived to volunteer – and never looked back.

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Meet the Loneliest Woman in New Orleans: 'It's a Ghost Town Around Here'

Originally posted 08/26/2015 03:20PM

Shawn McNeil looks at her life in two parts: Before Katrina and after Katrina.

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Credit: Best Friends Animal Society
Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later: Founder of the Best Friends Animal Society Looks Back on Helping Pets Survive the Storm

Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later: Founder of the Best Friends Animal Society Looks Back on Helping Pets Survive the Storm

Originally posted 08/24/2015 05:25PM

On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina, the costliest hurricane in U.S. history, made landfall. While the storm itself lasted only a few days, the aftermath stretched on for months. A decade later, the marks of Katrina can still be seen in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. The hurricane flooded cities, destroyed thousands of homes and displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

It wasn't just humans whose lives were turned upside down by Katrina; countless pets were abandoned, lost and stranded. Thanks to Best Friends Animal Society, many of those animals got a second chance.

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Hero Firefighter Attends Graduation of Evacuated Girl He Mentored Post-Hurricane Katrina

Hero Firefighter Attends Graduation of Evacuated Girl He Mentored Post-Hurricane Katrina

Originally posted 06/01/2015 02:25PM

Lolita Guillory was working as a fire department dispatcher in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005 and changed her family's life forever.

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