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8/22/06 at 12:34pm
|A direct hit on the vulnerable Galveston-Houston area, the fragile Florida Keys or heavily populated Miami-Fort Lauderdale.|
Growing up in FL, you always knew that you could just be one storm away from losing everything. If you dwell on it and dread it 24/7, you'll just be miserable. Just pay attention to the news, be prepared with supplies, and evacuate if you have to, and that's all you can do.
The house I grew up in all but blew away last summer (my parents had already sold it and moved) and it's sad, but it's just a part of life in FL.