299: Back from the Dead

299: Back from the Dead

Oct 7, 2005
Stories about people and places that have come back to life after everything seemed lost.
  • This American Life producer Sarah Koenig visits Pearlington, Mississippi, a town in danger of not starting up again after Hurricane Katrina. It's in Hancock County, the Ground Zero of the hurricane's devastation. Sarah found people pitching in together, without much government help or leadership. Nobody is clear about who's in charge. (24 minutes) EconomicsNatural Disasters

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