It's summertime, and with summer break comes the laughter of carefree children in many neighborhoods... But not all of them. When the final school bell rings, millions of kids head home to empty refrigerators.
We are under no illusions about the pace of recovery. The damage is great: after these violent storms, more than 8,000 individuals have registered with FEMA for relief. Eleven weeks later we have collected less than one percent of the estimated $2 billion in losses among our community.