Eddie Favre, then mayor of Bay St. Louis, sits in the devastated downtown area after Hurricane Katrina. The Bay has since come back strong and Favre, who swore to wear shorts until recovery was complete, is working as Hancock County administrator. Patience, he said, is what southeast Texans need because recovery will take years.
Eddie Favre, then mayor of Bay St. Louis, sits in the devastated downtown area after Hurricane Katrina. The Bay has since come back strong and Favre, who swore to wear shorts until recovery was complete, is working as Hancock County administrator. Patience, he said, is what southeast Texans need because recovery will take years. Tim Isbell File
Eddie Favre, then mayor of Bay St. Louis, sits in the devastated downtown area after Hurricane Katrina. The Bay has since come back strong and Favre, who swore to wear shorts until recovery was complete, is working as Hancock County administrator. Patience, he said, is what southeast Texans need because recovery will take years. Tim Isbell File

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