Stories from the Gulf: Sheriff White’s Testimony
It’s difficult to imagine how hard it must have been for Gulf Coast residents to lose their homes and be displaced for months, sometimes years, after Hurricane Katrina. But to be diagnosed with a terminal disease on top of that? It seems it’d be too much for a person to handle.
In today’s video, Sheriff Bryan White shares the story of his dear friend Frank and how The Salvation Army helped fulfill his dying wish.
Read more in our report “Hurricane Katrina: 5 Years On” about how The Salvation Army has provided relief to the Gulf Coast and helps it to continue to move forward.
In addition, I’m including a few recent headlines about Katrina’s anniversary and the Gulf Coast:
- The Times-Picayune: Visit NOLA.com for stories, events, photos and all things New Orleans
- New York Daily News: Obama Admin Awards $25M in Katrina Funds
- Huffington Post: New Gulf Business Coalition Aims to Revitalize Beleaguered Coastal Economy
- USA Today: New Orleans’ Progress Mixed with Pain