Katie Williams in front of her ruined home in January 2006. Photo by Katherine Browne CSU author chronicles vexing recovery of family after KatrinaImage of

CSU author chronicles vexing recovery of family after Katrina

By Jeff Dodge

On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina smashed into the Gulf Coast, leaving incredible destruction in its wake. As the 10-year anniversary of the devastation approaches, Colorado State University anthropology professor Katherine Browne is releasing a new book Standing in the Need: Culture, Comfort and Coming Home after Katrina. In it, she follows a large African-American family over the eight-year ordeal of their recovery from the aftermath of disaster, both natural and man-made.

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Katie Williams in front of her ruined home in January 2006. Photo by Katherine Browne

Katie Williams in front of her ruined home in January 2006. Photo by Katherine Browne