More than 21,000 evacuees fled Hurricane Katrina and landed in Tennessee five years ago this weekend. A year after the storm, more than 14,000 were still around. WPLN’s Blake Farmer talked with some of those who decided to make Tennessee their permanent home. They stayed for love, out of fear and because they had no place else to go.
By: Blake Farmer
Blake Farmer is WPLN's assistant news director, but he wears many hats - reporter, editor and host. He covers the Tennessee state capitol while also keeping an eye on Fort Campbell and business trends, frequently contributing to national programs. Born in Tennessee and educated in Texas, Blake has called Nashville home for most of his life.
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