Saturday, September 03, 2005

BBC's take on Katrina

BBC's take on New Orleans

And another article BBC.

These show different perspectives on the situation. I'm not bashing Americans BTW--some of my best friends are Americans :) I'm just mesmerized by the whole terrible situation and looking forward to those people still suffering finding hope. I saw a wonderful piece on Minnesota News (KARE?), where a man gave a house to a family, rent free for a year. They had never met.

What a wonderful gesture. Wonderful people.

9 comments:

  1. Anonymous7:34 pm

    great blog!
    Have you seen the latest image of hurricane Katrina!
    this is scary!

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  4. This situation is just beyond horrible. I visited New Orleans back in the '90's and just loved the whole feel of the city. Very Southern, very eclectic. I think now about the places I visited and wonder, is it still there? And the history! There is SO MUCH history down there...it is just so very, very sad.

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  5. Interesting to read everyone's viewpoint on the tragedy. It was horrible. Hey, Canada has sent 3 ships and 91,000 tanks of gas!

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  6. Melissa--I've always wanted to go--hope it regains what it lost. Don't know if it ever can.

    Kendra--other countries care about what's going on too. Even Sri Lanka sent aid. Isn't that wonderful? I hope it goes to the people who lost everything and need to rebuild from scratch!

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  7. It's wonderful to have everyone pulling together like this. :) So very nice.

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