Jamaica Drive

Remembering Andrew
11:28 am
Sat August 25, 2012

Putting One Foot in Front of Another

Mark Reagan in elementary school–he’s in front, wearing a black t-shirt. (Photo courtesy of Mark Reagan.)
Mark Reagan

Mark Reagan sent us this personal essay after we asked listeners to share their experiences of Hurricane Andrew. Reagan is now the cops and courts reporter for the Brownsville Herald.

I was 8 when Andrew charged at us with its fury. I lived with my parents and two sisters in a house on Jamaica Drive in Cutler Ridge.

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