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Hurricane Laura Survivor Among Hundreds Of Thousands In Louisiana Without Power

An electric company employee surveys the damage done to the power lines next to a large tree that fell on a house following the passage of Hurricane Laura in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Aug. 27, 2020. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)
An electric company employee surveys the damage done to the power lines next to a large tree that fell on a house following the passage of Hurricane Laura in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on Aug. 27, 2020. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)

Hundreds of thousands of people in Louisiana are without power and running water after Hurricane Laura ravaged swaths of the state. And now oppressive heat is complicating efforts to recover.

Lulu Henderson, who lives in a mobile home in Lake Charles, shares her story.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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