It’s been fifty years since Hurricane Camille shocked the nation – killing 150 people on the Gulf Coast and an equal number here in Virginia. That category five storm smashed into the coasts of Mississippi and Louisiana, then headed north to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Sandy Hausman spoke with survivors about the disaster:
As the sun came up over Lovingston, Virginia, residents discovered a landscape of loss. Audrey Diane Evans and her family had no idea how lucky they were after the previous night’s storm.