Teen Life Left Adrift After Katrina It's been almost three months since Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, destroying homes and businesses, and displacing hundreds of thousands of people. Teen-agers who have been uprooted face unique challenges. They are trying to fit into new schools and don't know what will happen to their ambitions to go to college. They wonder whether the closely held traditions will continue: the prom, the yearbook, the school ring. They've been separated from their best friends, and in many cases, their parents and family. A talk about how teens are coping with disaster.