People wade in water near flood damaged homes in Highland Ridge Subdivision in Youngsville, La., Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. Torrential rains swamped parts of southern Louisiana, causing widespread flooding. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP)
August 23, 2016

Louisiana Flood Victims Tragedies and Community Strength

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Losing all your worldly possessions, and barely escaping with your life can take a toll on the human spirit. People feel emotionally drained and in same cases on the brink of giving up.

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[gallery_postcount span_class=”gallery_postcount” gallery_style=”double” position=”2″]A young couple from Port Allen, Louisiana, decided to host a barbecue to help recognize all the hard work from people in the community to help the flood victims, and to bolster the spirit of the people affected by the floods. The couple, Christian Dornhorst and his wife, Amanda, spent nearly $2000 to buy food for the barbecue. This outpouring of concern helped feed 3000 people that day.

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