Flashback Friday: Hurricane Katrina 8 years later

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A man rides in a canoe in high water after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area August 31, 2005 in New Orleans.
A man rides in a canoe in high water after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area August 31, 2005 in New Orleans.
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Eight years later, there are still visible scars along the gulf coast from Hurricane Katrina.

More than 1,800 people died and thousands were displaced when the category three hurricane struck the gulf coast.

Our own Chris Jansing went to the New Orleans area to report on the devastation and recovery.

Watch this week’s Flashback Friday below:

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Flashback Friday: Hurricane Katrina 8 years later

Updated