CHARLOTTE — Tropical Storm Ida tore through the Gulf and the remnants of the storm continue to churn through the Southeast.
The Ida evacuation out of Louisiana brought back difficult memories for a Hurricane Katrina refugee who now lives in Charlotte.
“There are sounds, smells and things I experienced 16 years ago that I will never forget,” Tearle Lee said.
Lee said that he experiences those feelings every day.
“It was apocalyptic at best,” he told Channel 9.
>> In the video at the top of this page, Lee speaks with reporter Ken Lemon about what he saw when Katrina ravaged his hometown and his hope for victims from Ida.
(Watch the video below: Volunteers with Samaritan’s Purse head to Louisiana to help after Hurricane Ida)
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