1993 Photo Contest, People in the News, 3rd prize

Carol Guzy

The Washington Post

01 August, 1992

Jackie Cohen, Tommy George and their new-born baby, victims of Hurricane Andrew which sowed death and destruction in the southern states. The mobile home park where the family lived was flattened by the hurricane, and daughter Kaitlynn spent the first weeks of her life amidst piles of rubble, rotting garbage and shattered dreams. In the aftermath of the disaster Jackie had to wash the baby with water from a jug, and Tommy carried a rifle to scare away looters. For a while, they lived in a tent within sight of their former home.

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Carol Guzy

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