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Katrina 10 years on: Finding salvation in the floodwaters of Katrina

 INSP 30 August 2019

Street Sense vendor Gerald Anderson has written a dramatic book about how he used the skills he learned in prison to rescue people during the aftermath of the hurricane, and his current situation sleeping on people’s floors in Washington. Journalist Susan Orlins met Gerald during a Street Sense writing workshop and helped him pen his memoirs. She introduces an extract from the book. (1847 Words) - By Susan Orlins and Gerald Anderson

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Street Sense vendor and author of Still Standing, Gerald Anderson and his mentor, journalist Susan Orlins.Credit: Lily Thneah

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Street Sense vendor Gerald Anderson has written a dramatic book about how he used the skills he learned in prison to rescue people during the aftermath of the hurricane, and his current situation sleeping on people’s floors in Washington. Credit: Lily Thneah

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Street Sense vendor Gerald Anderson's book Still Standing reflects on how he used the skills he learned in prison to rescue people during the aftermath of the hurricane, and his current situation sleeping on people’s floors in Washington.

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Street Sense vendor and author of Still Standing, Gerald Anderson and his mentor, journalist Susan Orlins.Credit: Lily Thneah


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