Aug242012

20 Years Later.

My son’s name is Andrew. Perfect name for a boy, I always thought.┬áNot a great name for a hurricane, though.

The first one in the season will surely miss South Florida.
No way it’s gonna hit us.
Slim chance.
Be ready, just in case.
Hunker down, it’s coming our way.

I uttered an iteration of each of these sentences 20 years ago. I remember the fear and devastation. I remember seeing this newscast:

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I thought our community would be crippled for decades. Instead, we bounced back and learned key lessons that I hope will keep history from repeating itself.

 

 

 

 

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