Hurricane Andrew: Storm Of Our Nightmares

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Standing in front of what is left of the
Standing in front of what is left of their home in Miami, Florida, after Hurricane Andrew struck, Debbie (L) and Carl Paschal embrace 27 August 1992. (ANDREW ITKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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Volunteers hand out food to victims of Hurricane A
HOMESTEAD: Volunteers hand out food to victims of Hurricane Andrew in Homestead, FL 24 November 1992. Charities donated 900 take-home Thanksgiving meals to area residents who had signed up to receive the dinners. (ANDREW ITKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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The position of Hurricane Andrew is shown 23 Augus
MIAMI BEACH: The position of Hurricane Andrew is shown 23 August 1992 just east of the Bahamas. About one million people in south Florida have been ordered to evacuate because of the hurricane that is expected to hit the U.S. coast early 24 August. (NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER/AFP/Getty Images)
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Wrecked boats sit on the sea wall 24 August 1992 a
Wrecked boats sit on the sea wall 24 August 1992 a
MIAMI: Wrecked boats sit on the sea wall 24 August 1992 at the docks at Dinner Key at Coconut Grove after Hurricane Andrew passed through South Florida. (ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Vidal Martinez holds his head 24 August 1992 while
KENDALLVidal Martinez holds his head 24 August 1992 while viewing the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew in front of what is left of his trailer at the Flowers Trailer Park. (ANDY ITKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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A South Miami resident makes a phone call 25 Augus
MIAMI: A South Miami resident makes a phone call 25 August 1992 from one of few working phones in the area as another man waits for his turn amid the rubble of a destroyed business. (ANDREW ITKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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A resident (bottom right) looks out of his apartme
MIAMI: A resident (bottom right) looks out of his apartment 25 August 1992 that had its walls blown away by Hurricane Andrew. About 50,000 Dade county residents were without their homes due to Hurricane Andrew, which struck the area 24 August 1992. (ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A looter carries goods from a grocery store in the
MIAMI: A looter carries goods from a grocery store in the Cutler Ridge area 25 August 1992 as sporadic looting followed the devastation of Hurricane Andrew. Local officials instituted a dusk-to-dawn curfew for Dade County to curb looting. (BOB PEARSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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An unidentified woman grabs goods from the shelves
An unidentified woman grabs goods from the shelves
HOMESTEAD An unidentified woman grabs goods from the shelves of a convenience store 25 August 1992 as looters continued to rob stores damaged by Hurricane Andrew. (ANDREW ITKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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A sign in front of a house in the Cutler Ridge are
MIAMI: A sign in front of a house in the Cutler Ridge area damaged by Hurricane Andrew reads "We will survive" 26 August 1992. Hurricane Andrew left more than 50,000 people homeless and caused billions of dollars of damage. (ANDREW ITKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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Carlos Cabrera, Jr. holds his four-year-old son, Adrian amidst the rubble remaining of his home 28 August 1992 after Hurricane Andrew spawned a tornado 26 August that destroyed his house and killed his father. (Photo credit: THOM SCOTT/AFP/Getty Images)
Carlos Cabrera, Jr. holds his four-year-old son, A
Carlos Cabrera, Jr. holds his four-year-old son, Adrian amidst the rubble remaining of his home 28 August 1992 after Hurricane Andrew spawned a tornado 26 August that destroyed his house and killed his father. Carlos Cabrera, Sr. was the first Louisiana casualty of two reported thus far. (Photo credit: THOM SCOTT/AFP/Getty Images)
Carlos Cabrera, Jr. holds his four-year-old son, Adrian amidst the rubble remaining of his home 28 August 1992 after Hurricane Andrew spawned a tornado 26 August that destroyed his house and killed his father. (Photo credit: THOM SCOTT/AFP/Getty Images)
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Construction of a tent city begins 31 August, 1992
HOMESTEAD: Construction of a tent city begins 31 August, 1992 in Homestead, FL as U.S. Marine Corporal Richard Bodnar (L) and Corporal Steve Kniffen (R) of the 8th Engineers Support Battalion drive tent stakes into the ground. The tent cities housed many of those left homeless from Hurricane Andrew in southern Florida's hardest hit areas. (ANDREW ITKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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Gladys Miranda (L) comforts her sister Carmen (R)
HOMESTEAD: Gladys Miranda (L) comforts her sister Carmen (R) 05 September 1992 during a prayer service attended by the Rev. Billy Graham and the Rev. Jesse Jackson. About 100 people attended the multi-denominational service for the victims of Hurricane Andrew in Florida. (ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tents are erected 31 August 1992 to house those wh
HOMESTEAD: Tents are erected 31 August 1992 to house those who were left homeless by Hurricane Andrew. The tents, which were the first of many to be built by the U.S. Armed Forces, were ready for occupancy as early as 01 September. (BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)
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National Guard troops question Coconut Grove resid
MIAMI: National Guard troops question Coconut Grove residents who are returning to their homes 24 August 1992 after evacuating to prepare for Hurricane Andrew. The National Guard was called in to prevent looting in areas hit hard by the storm. (TONY RANZE/AFP/Getty Images)
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A group of people sift 28 August 1992 through the wreckage of their homes
Miami: A group of people sift 28 August 1992 through the rubble of a house that was directly in the path of a 26 August tornado spawned by Hurricane Andrew. Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards has estimated property damage from the hurricane from 70 to 100 million US dollars, and at least 200 million US dollars in damage to the sugar crop. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
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