It's been exactly two years since Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, and there are many ways to measure progress -- from cold, hard stats to the anecdotal stories you hear on the ground. But there are several hopeful signs for the people who still call this area home.
This year, 446,000 people live in the six lower coastal Mississippi counties worst hit by Katrina. That's just 12,000 less than before Katrina. But the signs of struggle are just as clear.
The devastation is easier to...Full Story