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Facts about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the effect on New Orleans on the anniversary of the disastrous storm.
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Hurricane Katrina History and Numbers (Infographic)

Facts about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the effect on New Orleans on the anniversary of the disastrous storm.

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2005: Hurricane Katrina forms over the Bahamas, later becomes a category 5 hurricane devastates much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, killing more than 1,836 and causing over $115 billion in damage.

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Worms, germs lead to better immune function

April 15, 2015 Researches hypothesize that enhancing biodiversity in laboratory rats, including treating the rats with worms, would suppress their immune systems. Because worms have been shown to subdue inflammatory diseases such as asthma and allergies, the thinking was, the treated immune system would not fight infections as effectively.

Old Cape St. George Lighthouse in Franklin County, Florida. Built in 1852, this 153-year-old veteran of hurricanes, wars, and erosion collapsed into the Gulf of Mexico on October 21, 2005. The lighthouse was rebuilt at the center of St. George Island and opened to the public in December of 2008. www.stgeorgelight...

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Taken from the third story balcony of Saint Stanislaus College located next door to Our Lady of the Gulf church in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi on the morning of August 29th, 2005. This is believed to be the initial tidal wave from Hurricane Katrina. The tidal wave was approximately 35 to 40 feet high. When it slammed into the beach front communities of Bay Saint Louis and Waveland, Mississippi to completely destroy 99% of every structure along the beach for 9 miles and over a mile…

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9 Stunning Photos of Beautiful Clouds

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