Northwest Youth Corps

Education, Job-Training
6:59 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Hollie's Story: Healing the Wounds of Hurricane Katrina

Northwest Youth Corps crew working at Hinsdale Garden.
Angela Kellner

Nature has the power to destroy and to heal. Eight years ago Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast, hitting New Orleans especially hard. One family made the difficult choice to flee their place of birth for a new life in Oregon.

The eldest daughter has had a difficult time adjusting and finding her way. This summer she and her younger sister enrolled in a five-week job training program in the woods with Northwest Youth Corps.

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