Robin Roberts to Harvey survivors: 'You will get there'

The "Good Morning America" co-anchor sent a message of hope to Hurricane Harvey survivors and reflected on watching her hometown of Pass Christian, Mississippi, recover from Hurricane Katrina.
1:30 | 08/31/17

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Transcript for Robin Roberts to Harvey survivors: 'You will get there'
All that devastation as you know and. You see people that are banding together and reminds us of the spirit of this country which we see time and time again. When disaster strikes such as Hurricane Katrina my hometown of Pacificare Mississippi as you know was damaged. Almost beyond recognition and what I took away from that experience is the incredible heart. The resilience of spirit and grit. In this country when faced with such devastation we get in there. We help each other we help our neighbors friends complete strangers as we've been seeing in that region. It is a beautiful thing to see and to receive so. It is in that spirit. This morning that we're reaching out to help all those all those who are just at the beginning stages. A dealing and recovering from so much turmoil and loss. After this massive storm. It we notes that take months it's gonna take years to recover from this and we're going to start. Helping all those people right now I don't want to say to all of you affected. You gonna get there ever gonna start. This morning you're talking about morning you're talking record before and your mom she went back to her house gosh I remember I was telling them mom went back with the with wooden decks and then to paper towels and it would she had no idea of the destruction. And that's rhythm the mindset of people there they just doing what ever they. They possibly can and having grown up in the region where there are hurricanes and storms like happen you talked about seeing the good of people that are coming out that we've seen time and time. In Houston and outlying areas he has had all week long we're and he needed to know how many more months.

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