You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #59: I am sure there are several stories like this one out [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU
Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-06-05 09:46 AM
Response to Original message
59. I am sure there are several stories like this one out
Edited on Tue Sep-06-05 09:48 AM by Shell Beau
there. I am sorry for everything everyone down there is going through. What I can say is that my brother is one of those down there searching for people, giving out food and water, etc. They are not arresting, beating, or doing anything to those who are stealing food and water. They know they would do the same for their families. He said they are instructed to get looters who are looting for jewelry, TVs, guns, things that are not a necessity. While, I know that a lot of the help is from those in the communities, the guard, and law enforcement agencies, etc, also need to be commended. My brother was sent down there before the hurricane hit to be prepared for the aftermath. He had to leave his wife and 2 small children to be down there not knowing what was going to happen. He saw trees being uprooted and thrown into cars. Roofs torn off of buildings. He felt scared for his life as did all of the others there. I am proud of ALL that have contributed to helping all of those who are in need right now. I am angry at how some things were handled obviously, but that will not get in the way of how proud I am of most of the others involved. On edit, I was also part of this storm, though it was only a cat. 1 when it reached me. I am proud of how my town has handled all of the evacuees and how they have graciously responded.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC