AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALDMarion Ritchie, 98, was living at the Armed Forces Retirement Home when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Ritchie said she remembers feeling safe in the building, which was constructed in 1976 to withstand another Hurricane Camille.
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALDMarion Ritchie, 98, was living at the Armed Forces Retirement Home when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Ritchie said she remembers feeling safe in the building, which was constructed in 1976 to withstand another Hurricane Camille. SUN HERALD
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALDMarion Ritchie, 98, was living at the Armed Forces Retirement Home when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Ritchie said she remembers feeling safe in the building, which was constructed in 1976 to withstand another Hurricane Camille. SUN HERALD

Riding out the storm in the Armed Forces Retirement Home: 'It was almost like watching a movie'

August 28, 2015 08:33 PM

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