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Hurricane Andrew

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Neighbors 4 Neighbors Marks 20-Years After Andrew

Out of the crisis of Hurricane Andrew aftermath an organization committed to restoring the community was born. Those affected by the storm needed help and those spared wanted to help, so this TV station, then WCIX, took action.

CBS4–08/23/2012

Damage from Hurricane Andrew in August 1992. (Source: CBS4)

Remembering Hurricane Andrew’s Economic Impact

n the wake of Hurricane Andrew, not everyone fled north. For those who stayed behind to rebuild South Dade, the road has been tough and quite unpredictable. Much of the area looked like a bomb had gone off. As one person walked around surveying the damage in 1992 they told a CBS4 camera crew, “It’s more like a third world country down here.”

CBS4–08/22/2012

A tree topped in front of a North Miami business. (Source: Kevin Farrey)

FIU’s Wall Of Wind Demonstrates Hurricane’s Fury

Florida International University’s International Hurricane Research Center put its Wall of Wind to the test Tuesday afternoon, demonstrating a category five hurricane with wind-driven rain inside their laboratory.

CBS4–08/21/2012

Couple Holding Hands (Source: CBS4)

Hurricane Andrew’s Impact On SW Broward Demographics

Marilyn Soltanipour’s little piece of paradise is in Pembroke Pines, a community that saw tremendous growth after Hurricane Andrew devastated parts of Miami-Dade County 20 years ago.

CBS4–08/21/2012

Eleven people received Kindness Awards on the 20 year anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. (CBS4)

11 People Receive “Kindness Awards” In Homestead 20 Years After Andrew

Ninety-year-old Ruth Campbell and 10 other people and an organization received “Kindness Awards” from the City of Homestead on Tuesday in a ceremony at the Homestead-Miami Speedway Champion’s Club. It honored good deeds and acts of kindness just days before the 20th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew.

CBS4–08/21/2012

Metrozoo's aviary destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in August 1992. (Source: CBS4)

Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill Recalls Hurricane Andrew’s Devastation

Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill reflects back on the damage caused by Hurricane Andrew.

CBS4–08/21/2012

(Source: NOAA) Hurricane Andrew on Radar

Remembering Hurricane Andrew: Stories Of Survival

On August 24, 1992 a Category 5 monster Hurricane Andrew devastated South Florida turning its full force on South Miami-Dade County. Bill and Sandy Zinn’s home in Homestead was completely destroyed, but the memories of Andrew live on.

CBS4–08/20/2012

(Source: Miami Herald)

Herald Photographers Remember Andrew & Their Iconic Images

Miami Herald photographers recall the stories behind their iconic images of Hurricane Andrew.

CBS4–08/20/2012

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)

20 Years Later: The Children Of Hurricane Andrew

Surviving Hurricane Andrew was traumatic for most of those who lived through it, but especially for the children of Andrew who lost some of their innocence in the storm. In the months and years after the hurricane, some would run for cover in their homes when thunderstorms struck while others would have nightmares of another hurricane threatening South Florida.

CBS4–08/20/2012

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Remembering Hurricane Andrew – 20 Years Later

While South Florida breathes a sigh of relief that no big storms have come near us this Atlantic Hurricane Season, many will also remember that 20-years ago this week Hurricane Andrew formed in the Atlantic and smashed into South Florida on August 24th causing billions in damage and dozens of deaths.

CBS4–08/19/2012

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