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Elderly residents recount fleeing condo building as Hurricane Ida raged

August 30, 2021 | 9:32 PM GMT
Hurricane Ida ripped a portion of the roof off the Metairie Towers Condominiums in Metairie, La., on Aug. 29, forcing more than 50 residents of the independent living facility to evacuate in the middle of the storm. A nearby church opened its doors to them.