Past Hurricanes as Historical Benchmarks Commentator Ed Cullen tells tales of past storms that hit Louisiana and how they became family lore. He says people in his family's area are wary of August and September -- and although they like their hurricane stories, they don't wish them on anyone.
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Past Hurricanes as Historical Benchmarks

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Past Hurricanes as Historical Benchmarks

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Commentator Ed Cullen tells tales of past storms that hit Louisiana and how they became family lore. He says people in his family's area are wary of August and September — and although they like their hurricane stories, they don't wish them on anyone.