Hurricane Katrina Smashes Gulf Coast

Hurricane Katrina Approaches Florida
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Residents bring their belongings and line up to get into the Superdome on August 28. The stadium was opened as a hurricane shelter in advance of Hurricane Katrina. Most residents had evacuated the city, and those left behind did not have transportation, or had special needs.

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—Photograph courtesy Marty Bahamonde/FEMA
 
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