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red cross gets help - page 2 council debates junk cars amherst news-time 1 will ml w ibmw1 111 ill i harity counte carnf a member of louisiana church that missionary john corley is visiting sits in the remnants her home. corley's mission rebuild churches by jason hawk news-times reporter nuclear families weren't only ones ripped apart hurricane katnna. as ohio ventures into washed-out disaster zone this week, he hopes to reunite scattered and battered families, too. "wc just kept watching television -got frustrated my heart," told news times before leaving sunday head south. "we started making calls down there found out had been devastated. shirley wc our brothers sisters get up going again," said. his wife, shirley, continued on 5 new orleans evacuee tells story she prepares attend steele today, 16-year-old refugee ashley annunciacion arrive at home amherst. junior from orleans, was evacuated wit mother, grandmother, two uncles night katrina bashed coastline, annihilating home, school, belongings. now who one day become writer or doc tor life be staying with aunt, hope annunciation. here ashley's own words: "my entire parish st. bernard, chatmette, little town outside completely submerged muter water rooftop, "everything lost, including personal items hold senti mental meanings can never replaced. school destroyed weeks after year started. it horrendous sec pictures friends' houses destroyed, remember places went previous weekend: function spending time friends. tlic experience over whelming, forget its devastating fury. "many people itavc talked all feel same way. wish wes would wake things exactly way katrina. "i left sunday, aug. 28, 8 am. hurri cane hit. drove for 15 hours deadlocked traffic lafayette, la. normally, three-hour drive. stayed hotel family three days las vegas, nev. "now am relocating living planning marion l. high junior. "there are many friends not confttju, m o special people. concerned their safety q) speak them soon. " lost items, including-p computer, however, most well-befljg missing material replaced not," lorain national bank has set savings account benefit donations may made "katrina relief fund afchley" branch locations. kids collect thousands, even forfeit lunch cash victims parents try protect violence television, drugs streets, profan ity rap music, but no shield minds amherst's youngsters horrific devastation cast southern states last week think 10- 11-ycar-olds understand what's orleans," said student president terry traster addressing gaggle fourth graders harris elementary wednesday. "they're news, too, identify age have every thing." images carnage, flooding, looting, riots, rampant gang violence, gunfire, heavily armed guard units, medical trauma lodged reports, students responded 's rallying call donate bur geoning effort. "how you if your house, friends, toys, teachers were gone, everything under 20 feet water?" asked. response pulled heart strings. reaching pockets, donated milk money loose change, jostling elbowing chance give needy families. saying need more than they lunch," nord principal todd stuart. middle chil dren surrendering without complaint jar marked american cross. stuart, also allowed sell popsicles cafeteria since sept. 2, raised $3,727.07, stuart asked kmart managers match giving dollar-for-dollar. work collecting funds well, michael diamond make charity long lesson. "this some thing disappears month. problem go away," "there's long-term need, we'll emphasizing that." charges arc old enough gravity katrina's destruction, somber attitude descended hallways during past week. "kids lot questions about how could happen," news-times. "nobody really sheer size disaster, imagine happened cataclysm presents tremendous classroom opportu nities said, weaving effects science, history, sociology lessons an effort stand scope wholesale 6 fourth-grade jake schneider, 10, slips dollar stu dent council's collection still vigilant legionnaires pause memorialize 11, 2001, terrorist attacks patriot cere mony held legion. adjutant doug taylor performed ceremony, and, rev. plog faith baptist gave invo cation benediction chaplain jim simon. u.s. coast guardsmen brian schoenlng rocco cordaro attended see honor rifle squad salute, volley, which paid tribute nearly 3,000 americans killed four yeara ago vorfc city, washington, d.c., pennsylvania.
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2005-09-14|
|Date of Original||2005-09-14|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2005-09-14|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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