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Students watch Irma from afar

Life jackets for an adult and a child from the remains of the old Cumberland Queen Ferry, which sank, are part of the debris littering the flooded main street after Hurricane Irma swept through the area on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in St. Marys, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

By Rachel Glasser | News Editor

September 12, 2017

Catalina Acebal remembers when Hurricane Wilma blasted the doors of her grandparent's home open in 2005. Her father and her grandpa rushed to push the family’s piano against the doors, stacking a few tables on top and taping the doors shut. “For me it was like, I had no school, I was like ...

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