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Aftermath Lounge by Margaret McMullan

Today,MBB welcomes back talented author Margaret McMullan, who has released a book featuring stories of the destruction wrought in her part of  the world by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. That was a life-changing experience which neither Margaret nor the members of  her community will ever forget. This book is a distillation of the experiences of Margaret McMullan and her friends and family. It's also a tribute to the indomitable spirit of the small coastal town of Pass Christian, Mississippi, USA.

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In Margaret's own words......


Shortly after the storm hit, my husband and I drove down from Evansville, Indiana to Pass Christian, Mississippi.We saw aerial footage of the town and we could see that the roof on my parents’ house was mostly intact – that’s all we could see. We brought water and a lot of supplies to donate. There was a gas shortage then, and limited cell phone coverage. The closer we came to the town, the more it became like a war …