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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.

Hurricane Katrina

Family and Community Post-Hurricane Katrina


Who Knew

Her Family and Hurricane Katrina

Being a Teen During Hurricane Katrina


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Jewish Women's Archive. "Family." (Viewed on December 10, 2023) <https://jwa.org/communitystories/katrina/themes/family>.


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