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Response to FelineOverlord (Original post)

Wed Aug 24, 2022, 12:32 PM

4. I remember it well.

Thankfully, we survived in a sturdy old house. So many were not so lucky. My son was in the National Guard patrolling Homestead.

In this file photo from Aug. 24, 1992, a group of Florida National Guardsmen from Homestead take a break while guarding the Cutler Ridge Mall hours after Hurricane Andrew blasted many of the storesí buildings. The Guardsmen had just stopped looters at the mallís damaged Payless Shoe Store. This company was in a Miami armory when the storm hit that morning, then immediately went into action. It was hours before they were allowed to call home to find out how their families fared. Chuck Fadely Miami Herald file

Read more at: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/homestead/article264086276.html#storylink=cpy

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