One Of The Worst Disasters In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Florida
One of the worst disasters in the history of the United States happened right here in Florida, and for many Floridians, not a year goes by without recounting where they were and what damaged they suffered because of it. Hurricane Andrew was a force to be reckoned with and while the damage done was of epic proportions, this hurricane changed the game for how we handle these massive storm threats to this day.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Many, many Floridians have a personal Hurricane Andrew story to tell. If you feel like you would like to share your own Hurricane Andrew story, we encourage you to do so in the comments section.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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