Personal Narrative: My Life During Hurricane Katrina

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On August 29, 2005, a category five hurricane, named Hurricane Katrina struck the city of New Orleans and destroyed everything in its path. As all the other residents of New Orleans, I was one of the people who experienced this horrible disaster. No one ever predicts that this kind of thing will ever happen to them. Everyone has their story about what happened to them during Hurricane Katrina, but I am going to tell you about my experience and how to affected my life.
When Hurricane Katrina came, I was eight years of age and was in the third grade. I was told during school and at home that a hurricane was coming, but I never thought that it was going to be that bad. The day the hurricane came I was still in the city of New Orleans; but the night before, my family went to a bed and breakfast that was located somewhere in the French Quarters. We were in the room that was all the way at the top of the building that had excess to the rooftop to see the overview of the city. As it rained and rained, I never really knew what else was going on throughout the city. All I knew was that water was coming close and my mother told my father that we needed to go now. So once again, we had to pack everything up and wait to see when and how we can leave the city.
When my parents finally got the opportunity to leave, …show more content…

I got to experience living in another city and the only thing I hated was the fact that my family was not as close as we used to be before the storm had hit. I know for a fact that I would have never got the opportunity to make the friends that I have now because of it. I know now that is very important to prepare for yourself any kind of disaster. Also, I realized that whoever said live your life to the fullest was a genius because who will know what would happen to you. My life after the storm just made me become the strong young lady am and

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