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Hurricane KatrinaThe Mississippi Story$
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James Patterson Smith

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781617030239

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617030239.001.0001

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Hitching Up Our Britches

Hitching Up Our Britches

Strength at the Bottom in a World Turned Upside Down

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(p.61) Chapter Three Hitching Up Our Britches
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Hurricane Katrina
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James Patterson Smith

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617030239.003.0003

This chapter focuses on the stories of sacrifice and heroism that emerged at the time of Katrina. Hundreds of testimonials speak of amazing problem solving in the midst of horror. They reflect compassion and courage; strengths of spirit in ordinary people that touched friends and neighbors, and which bred hope in the midst of ruin.

Keywords:   Katrina, testimonials, heroism

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