English Essay2 Personal Witness (Katrina)

English Essay2 Personal Witness (Katrina) - English 107-05...

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English 107-05 October 23, 2006 Essay Two: Personal Witness My Upsetting Experience with Hurricane Katrina It was Monday, August 29, 2005, I remember that awful day like it was yesterday, when Category 5 (massive) Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast and my hometown New Orleans, Louisiana. The catastrophic result of what New Orleans looks now, after the hurricane, it difficult for me to accept. Several weeks before the hurricane hit, my mother moved to Puerto Rico after a long discussion for letting me stay in New Orleans to continue my studies and to start living on my own. For me, being on my own was an important issue. I always wanted to proof my parents that I was capable enough in solving my own problems without their help and to show them that I am an adult, however they never gave me the chance to proof it. After my mother moved, it was my opportunity to prove to her that I could handle it on my own, until the worst thing came up. Saturday night, two days before the hurricane hit, my roommate, some other friends and I were partying and celebrating at the Copa Cabana Nightclub our freedom. The freedom of having to be without our parents telling us what to do, in deciding for ourselves what and how we want to certain things, and to finally start living on our own at the college dorms. Everything was going great and I was as happy as can be that weekend without realizing what was going to approach the next couple of days. That Sunday morning I will never forget. I can still remember the loud nock in
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