For many, Hurricane Katrina meant separation, as families were forced to relocate. But for some, surprisingly, the storm brought them closer to those they loved. From a new mother frantically trying to reach the nurses at her hospital to a divorced couple’s insistence on keeping their Monday night dinner ritual despite the chaos of evacuation, these stories reveal the emotional power of family in moments of crisis.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Family." (Viewed on December 10, 2023) <https://jwa.org/communitystories/katrina/themes/family>.