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Jillian and Haley discuss veggie gardens and lawn landscaping before diving straight into Hurricane Katrina. Haley tells the stories of Robert Green, who literally rode his house down a flooded street, and the nurses and doctors who kept Charity Hospital going under the worst conditions. Jillian tells the stories of Poet Shelton Alexander and his experience at the Superdome, and Lawrence Nettles, a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer.
Extremely Powerful Hurricane Katrina Leaves a Historic Mark on the Northern Gulf Coast, Jeffery Medlin, Ray Ball, Gary Beeler
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I Was There: Hurricane Katrina: Superdome Survivor, History.com
Shelton Alexander: Surviving the Superdome During Hurricane Katrina, John Butler, Last Word on Sports, NFL
I Was There: Hurricane Katrina: Rescue Swimmer, History.com
Other view: Rescuers during Katrina a Story of Success, The Times, Picayune, New Orleans
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