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Katrina Series: Part 3

Gulfport, Here We Come Every time a contingent is sent out from HQ, everyone in the building stops what they are doing, stands, applauds, hoots, hollers, and whistles best wishes to the outgoing gang. It is a heartwarming, emotional moment for all. It reaffirms what everyone is doing in that cavernous old K-mart building. That […]

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Katrina Series: Part 1

We have just marked the 10th anniversary of the Katrina disaster and I have been remembering my Red Cross days there. My almost three weeks of deployment were profound and life-changing. Over the next week, I thought I would share with you my memories in a few installments from a 10-year-old piece named, “Undercover Shaman: […]

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