They weathered the hurricane against the orders of authorities, to protect their property and way of life
Coastal Texas now faces the classic question asked in the wake of other natural disasters.
Since 2005, scientists have redoubled research to improve understanding of the surge hazard.
Congress is set to consider several energy bills this week, but hopes dim for passage of any of them.
One of the largest storms in US history will cost billions of dollars.
This weekend, Hollywood star Matt Damon and Haitian-born singer Wyclef Jean urged people to help the UN raise more than $100 million for supplies.
More than 100,000 in Texas and Louisiana are estimated to have refused hurricane evacuation orders.
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