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Second catastrophic storm of ‘05 left wreckage and valuable lessons

Hurricane Rita struck the Louisiana coast and brought with it a storm surge that flooded many parts of St. Mary Parish. The storm caused billions of dollars of damage in several southern states and killed 120 people.

By COLIN MURPHEY
A little over a decade ago, Hurricane Rita slammed into the Louisiana coast causing billions of dollars in damage and leaving 120 people dead.

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