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Saturday, September 3, 2005

Hurricane Survivor: 'I'll never leave Australia again'

"It was supposed to be a dream holiday, but Australian Karen Marks ended up stranded in a New Orleans nightmare."

"And late Friday, she still had no idea when she and her aunt would be able to get out of town, or even out of the massive building where thousands of people have spent the past days in fear of more rapes and killings."

"She and her aunt, Pam White, had saved for one year for the US trip that also was to take them to Hawaii. They flew in on Saturday, unaware that the massive storm was also headed for New Orleans. By the time they got to the city known as 'The Big Easy,' it was too late to get out." ...

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