Read a survivor’s vivid account of seeing buildings being torn apart by Hurricane Katrina’s 125-mph-plus winds. Hear the terrified plea of a caller to 911, stranded in the teeth of the storm. Click through photos depicting South Mississippi landmarks before and after the storm, and now. Watch emotional video of residents as they relive the hours and days that changed so many lives forever.
In honor of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s 2005 destruction of much of South Mississippi, the Sun Herald newspaper has designed an app recounting the area’s remarkable journey from then to now. The tales of heartache and joy, destruction and rebirth are told in photos, videos, audio clips and interactive graphics.