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FIRST-PERSON: Two sisters
Curt Iles tells the story of two sisters whose years-long estrangement was healed amid the hardship of hurricanes that struck Louisiana in 2005 -- "two bad sisters named Katrina and Rita." Read More
'Forgotten Storm' heightened Baptists' sacrificeLAKE CHARLES, La. (BP) -- Entire towns were wiped away in "the Forgotten Storm" 10 years ago. Fishing villages were smashed beyond recognition in an area known for its seafood and recreational fishing. The stench of dead shrimp and fish hung in the air.
Hurricane Rita, the fourth most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded, made landfall between Johnson Bayou, La., and Sabine ... Read More