From The Eye Of The Hurricane To Near Oblivion: Katrina’s Forgotten Town

From The Eye Of The Hurricane To Near Oblivion: Katrina’s Forgotten Town

By David Schaper

Tiny Pearlington, Miss., was obliterated 10 years ago. In a town of 1,700, only two houses stood relatively unscathed. Volunteers did most rebuilding, for better or worse, and recovery has been slow.

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