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Waiting Out Hurricane Ike

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Waiting Out Hurricane Ike

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Waiting Out Hurricane Ike

Waiting Out Hurricane Ike

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Hurricane Ike slammed the Gulf Coast over the weekend. Thousands of people boarded up their homes and fled inland.

Blogger Daniel Perry — a regular contributor to our bloggers' roundtable — is a resident of Houston, Texas.

Perry and his family decided to stay at their home and brace themselves for Ike's impact.

He shares his story with Farai Chideya.