Katrina anniversary brings tears, gratitude to tiny Mississippi town




 
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Katrina anniversary brings tears, gratitude to tiny Mississippi town
 
August 30th, 2015  
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Topic: Katrina anniversary brings tears, gratitude to tiny Mississippi town


Katrina anniversary brings tears, gratitude to tiny Mississippi town
While the narrative for New Orleans after a decade has become one of rebirth and renewal, the same cannot be said for small Pearlington, Miss. that saw just as much devastation. Many here acknowledge that Pearlington may physically never be the same. But just as Katrina broke their buildings, townspeople say one unexpected positive note is that the unity required for the recovery also broke a longstanding racial divide.

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