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Elderly couple makes it through Laura, with a little help from friends

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Posted at 1:12 PM, Oct 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-27 14:12:48-04

It's been two months since Hurricane Laura tore through southwest Louisiana.

But it's been two months of watching remarkable resilience of the residents there, even after being targeted by a second, strong storm.

One of the most notable stories we came across is that of the Hodges-- a couple in their 90s, married for almost 75 years - who weathered the storm and recovered within days thanks to the generosity of those around them, including a State Fire Marshal deputy.

Here's a story about the couple and their new friend, State Fire Marshal Cpl. Mitch Trahan, from the State Fire Marshal's Office:

State Fire Marshal Living through Laura