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A Relief Team Comes Home


The day after Hurricane Katrina hit Louisiana, a medical team from Illinois was ordered to help out. A doctor and nurse from Urbana say the ten days they spent treating evacuees was harrowing but a valuable experience they can draw upon in future emergencies. AM 580's Jeff Bossert reports. (Left: A member of Illinois' medical relief team catches some sleep at LSU's Maravich Center in Baton Rouge, which doubled as a field hospital.)