“Most people have probably seen footage of big waves crashing on the shore or some newscaster yelling over the howling gale force winds, bringing you coverage in the middle of a hurricane.
But, until you see heavy duty concrete railroad bridges cleanly knocked off their struts, a family member’s house literally split in half, or seemingly immobile, historical houses reduced to nothing but concrete slabs, it doesn’t really hammer home. Does it?”
In 2005, America played witness to one of the most colossal natural disasters in its recorded history. In addition to cataclysmic, infrastructural damage inflicted by the infamous “Hurricane Katrina”, the psychological impact that ensued proved substantial in its own right.
Our country’s fuming frustration of unresolved social issues would come to a head, due to the poor federal response to the Gulf Coast after Katrina…