Katrina Evacuees Have Their Own Reasons for Staying in Tennessee

Listen Now:

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.

More: MP3 Direct Link

[nggallery id=87]

Please keep your community civil. Comments will be moderated prior to posting, and Nashville Public Radio reserves the right to approve them at its discretion. Comments containing links promoting goods, services - even noble organizations - will not be published. Your comments may include external links, but all comments with links will be delayed as they are reviewed. Comments containing profanity will be rejected.