Bright relocated to Chicago two weeks after surviving Hurricane Katrina.
On Aug. 28, 2005, her family followed thousands evacuating New Orleans on a crowded highway to Nashville, arriving in the morning to TV footage of their town underwater.
Losing everything, they sought refuge with family here, bouncing from couch to hotel to shelter, until FEMA offered an apartment. She and husband Patrick struggled to make a go of it, him working for various hotels. Then angels started showing up. Full article at Chicago Sun Times