Kate Ellis and Stephen Smith / © American Public Media
The Treasure Island Casino was torn from its moorings. The Biloxi landmark was eventually scrapped.
Biloxi, Mississippi, is poised to recover faster than any other place hit by Hurricane Katrina. Casinos are fueling a building boom, but some residents are still mired in misfortune. This three-part radio series, originally broadcast August 29, 2006, on American RadioWorks for American Public Media, presents an intimate portrait of families struggling to rebuild their lives and a city trying to reclaim itself.
Click here to hear the one-hour program and to explore photographs and profiles of these families.