Friday, August 30, 2013

Hurricane Myths Add to Urban Legends Collection

Most of the urban legends we encounter on our alphabetical around-the-states "tour" seem to concern spooks and monsters, and we've got our fair share of them this week as we visit Louisiana, Maine and Maryland.

But what really stood out in our research this time was the number of mysterious, uncertain and untrue stories surrounding the disastrous Hurricane Katrina of 2005.

As if the disaster didn't bring enough real-life drama and tragedy, many stories built on rumor and speculation seem to have gained credibility, even when they've subsequently proven to be untrue.

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