BBC NEWS: Hurricane Ian: They stayed for the storm – what happens now?

Setting politics aside today, I want to share our dear friend Scottie’s post. Scottie and his husband Ron have survived Hurricane Ian, but not without damage to both their home and themselves. My heart goes out to them and I feel helpless to do anything other than express my genuine love and concern. Please keep Scottie and Ron in your hearts, for they have been through so much, with more to come.

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Punta Gorda Is the next town up from us so we got what the got. We are in North Fort Myers between Fort Myers and Punta Gorda. I understand everything in this article. Ron is tired. He has fought all his life to make things better and gotten knocked back and down repeatedly. He was tired rebuilding this place before but it was feeling like it was becoming what we wanted. Now Ron has lost hope and feels overwhelmed. My going down yesterday didn’t help his feelings as he feel’s this is hurting me bad. But it is hurting all of us I tell him I just had five days of over doing. Like 30 hours behind the wheel of a vehicle and spending a night trying to sleep in the van in a parking lot. So much more. But we had no information. No one in management came to…

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17 thoughts on “BBC NEWS: Hurricane Ian: They stayed for the storm – what happens now?

    • Did you see the pictures he posted of his office, with the roof caved in? It breaks my heart, and I know that theirs isn’t even the worst-damaged home in the area. And how about you, Mary … do you have electricity yet? I worry about all my friends in Florida!

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      • Yes. I got it back a couple of days ago…been cleaning up yard debris. I’m inland, so didn’t have the problems Scottie had. It was horrific in his area. I feel so bad for them.

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