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Second Line RescueImprovised Responses to Katrina and Rita$
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Barry Jean Ancelet, Marcia Gaudet, and Carl Lindahl

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781617037962

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.001.0001

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An Interview with Glen Miguez

An Interview with Glen Miguez

(p.37) An Interview with Glen Miguez
Second Line Rescue

Glen Miguez

Barry Jean Ancelet

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter presents an interview with Glen Miguez, who helped rescue some people who were stranded in their flooded homes due to Hurricane Rita. Glen spent the entire day picking people up and taking them to safety. His is one of many similar stories of the vernacular rescuers who pitched in during the storm and its aftermath, saving people, pets, cattle, and horses.

Keywords:   Hurricane Rita, rescue efforts, New Orleans, vernacular rescuers

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