Starting from Scratch in Waveland, Miss.

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Kathy Pinn holds a photo of her Waveland, Miss., store, while standing in front of its wreckage. i

Kathy Pinn holds a photo of her Waveland, Miss., store while standing in front of the wreckage where it used to be. Evie Stone, NPR hide caption

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Kathy Pinn holds a photo of her Waveland, Miss., store, while standing in front of its wreckage.

Kathy Pinn holds a photo of her Waveland, Miss., store while standing in front of the wreckage where it used to be.

Evie Stone, NPR

Hurricane Katrina left Waveland, Miss., in ruins, including quaint Coleman Avenue, in the old part of town. There's nothing but debris where shops and trees once stood, including That Cute Little Shoppe — a gift shop owned by Kathy Pinn.

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