DDH_ICONS Hurricane Katrina

Roy Calabrisi and Anthony Calabrisi

We're hanging in there, and that’s what really counts.

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Hurricane Katrina caused damage to virtually every structure St. Bernard’s Parish, home to brothers Anthony and Roy Calabrisi. At 77 and 83 years old respectively, they talked about the uncertainty of rebuilding their community in the twilight of their lives. They’re focusing on holding on and doing the best they can, a little bit at a time. If nothing else, they’re even closer as brothers than they were before the storm hit.