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Christmas / Hurricane Katrina / Gulf Coast #813149

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 25, 2005
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Ron Mott) Christmas along the Gulf coast after Hurricane Katrina featured; scenes shown from Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic church in New Orleans & the Lutheran Church of the Pines in Waveland, Mississippi. [Resident Anicia CHERI†, Mississippian Dorothy BILLSTEIN‡; in New Orleans, Catherine LAURENT‡, Lena MICHEL†- react to being home this Christmas.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Home away from home for victims of the hurricane introduced.

(Hollywood: George Lewis) The story of Terry Forcet‡ & his family, who evacuated to Los Angeles after the storm, presented; scenes shown from a new restaurant & the Forcet townhouse. [FORCET - talks about seeing the Hollywood sign.] [Restaurateur Richard HEYMAN - talks about hiring Terry.]

Holt, Lester;
Mott, Ron;
Lewis, George

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