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Aftermath Of Hurricane Ike

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It was Saturday morning at 4:40 am when the lights went out on a 300 unit apt. complex. We had went through several warnings about other hurricanes but non of them panned out.The management issued their own flyer urging the tenants to seek shelter and or volunteer to evacuate the premises.Still many lingered on to ride the storm out, not knowing what exactly to expect, hoping for the best. Not long after the lights went out the rain began to pour and just outside my window(which was half open) I began to hear pops and cracks and thuds. Some were also commenting on the same thing as we all met in the hallways that were partially lit by our generators. For two days(saturday and sunday) no one was available from the mangement to hear our griefs and complaints. Even though it was clear that someone was in the office.By the many cars parked in the driveway. We could see that there were lights and so forth in the office area however; we were unsure why they had electricity and we didnot. Se…