Remembering Andrew: Listen to the one-hour documentary

Fri, Aug 24, 2012

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Today is the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew in South Florida. The culmination of our “Remembering Andrew” project is our one hour documentary special, hosted by Kenny Malone and Alicia Zuckerman, with production help from Sammy Mack, Trina Sargalski and the entire WLRN-Miami Herald News team.

It airs again at 4 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. on Sunday. It will also be available for download as a podcast on iTunes soon.

Listen to the full hour online here.


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Hurricane Andrew: Your Stories, Collected Here

Sat, Aug 25, 2012

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Hurricane Andrew: Your Stories, Collected Here

We've collected all of your responses to our Public Insight Network shout-out for stories about Hurricane Andrew. You can read through the entire document here.

Putting One Foot In Front of Another

Sat, Aug 25, 2012

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Putting One Foot In Front of Another

"I didn’t have the mattress-over-my-body-in-the-bathtub experience. In some ways, I guess I’m not qualified to write this. However, survival is important. All of our stories, not just mine, serve as testament to something deeper and more meaningful than the storm itself. Our stories are testaments to humanity and true grit."

Remembering Andrew: Listen to the one-hour documentary

Fri, Aug 24, 2012

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Remembering Andrew: Listen to the one-hour documentary

The culmination of our summer-long, "Remembering Andrew" project is a one-hour documentary special. Listen here.

Remembering Andrew: Days of No Ice

Thu, Aug 23, 2012

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Remembering Andrew: Days of No Ice

After Hurricane Andrew, ice became a precious commodity and a flashpoint of conflict.

Bryan Norcross: Lack of Radio Access During Hurricane is a Public Safety Issue

Mon, Aug 20, 2012

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Bryan Norcross: Lack of Radio Access During Hurricane is a Public Safety Issue

Meteorologist Bryan Norcross had a warning for the audience at the recent "Remembering Andrew" event at the Miami Science Museum.

Describe Andrew

Thu, Aug 16, 2012

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Describe Andrew

Throughout the course of reporting the Remembering Andrew series we've been asking a few of the same questions about Hurricane Andrew to virtually everybody we interview. But there's one question in particular, that seems to trip people up...

In Case of Emergency

Wed, Aug 15, 2012

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In Case of Emergency

You may think you know how you'd react during an emergency. Andrea Askowitz did. Then came Hurricane Andrew.

CBS4 to Air Hurricane Andrew Documentary Sunday

Wed, Aug 15, 2012

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CBS4 to Air Hurricane Andrew Documentary Sunday

CBS4 anchors Eliott Rodriguez and Rhiannon Ally will host a half-hour special on Sunday looking back at August 24, 1992: a day that forever changed the physical and social landscape of South Florida. The special will also include a first-hand accounts from people who lived through the storm.

One-hour “Remembering Andrew” radio documentary

Mon, Aug 13, 2012

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One-hour “Remembering Andrew” radio documentary

Our one-hour radio documentary commemorating the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew premieres on Friday, August 24th at 9 a.m. on WLRN 91.3 FM and WKWM 91.5 FM (in Key West).

The Jock

Thu, Aug 9, 2012

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The Jock

Joe Johnson, a DJ at Majic 102.7, digs up an audio snapshot he produced right after Hurricane Andrew, set to "Riders on the Storm."

The Old Cul-de-Sac

Thu, Aug 9, 2012

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The Old Cul-de-Sac

Many people have told us that one of their strongest memories from after the storm is how neighbors--who might have usually just walked from their car to their door without saying hello--banded together. In one Cutler Bay neighborhood, people were already friendly and helpful, but after the storm, the neighbors became a kind of surrogate family.

Kindness Awards

Fri, Aug 3, 2012

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Kindness Awards

One of the themes that's emerged as we commemorate the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, is how the storm inspired a lot of good intentions, as well as just pure kindness. However, councilwoman Judy Waldman felt that kindness started to fade after time. Waldman decided to create a program to not only thank the people who helped during Andrew-- but anytime. It would be called the “Kindness Awards.”

Remembering Andrew

Wed, Aug 1, 2012

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Remembering Andrew

You can stream stories from our "Remembering Andrew" series, view photos, and read more of people's comments and memories on our new page. Also, we're airing a one hour documentary about Hurricane Andrew at 9 a.m. on August 24 on WLRN 91.3 FM.

One tough little girl

Wed, Aug 1, 2012

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One tough little girl

On top of everything else after Hurricane Andrew, Susan Holtzman was about to have a baby. While helping take care of patients at Baptist Hospital, she realized it was her own due date and she hadn't felt her baby kick. Listen to the story here.

Lost and Found

Fri, Jul 27, 2012

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Lost and Found

A new plane, the White Album by the Beatles, a keepsake from a son's birth--listeners tell the stories of what they lost in Hurricane Andrew.

The Flamingo Photo

Thu, Jul 26, 2012

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The Flamingo Photo

One of the most iconic images of Hurricane Andrew is a photograph of flamingos, huddling on their toothpick legs in a tiled bathroom. It may have not been technically correct or perfectly posed, but the photo captured a South Florida tropical paradise turned upside down. Ron Magill, communications director of Zoo Miami, tells the story of the photograph he took.

The Consul

Fri, Jul 20, 2012

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The Consul

Kevin McGurgan, the British consul-general in Miami, finds an amazing hour-by-hour account of Hurricane Andrew left by his predecessor.