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Jackson woman familiar firsthand with hurricanes

Lynne Ross says family has come to her home during hurricanes. Lynne Ross says family has come to her home during hurricanes.
JACKSON, MO (KFVS) -

A woman who's originally from south Louisiana is familiar with what is happening on the Gulf Coast.

Lynne Ross says she moved to Jackson more than a decade ago, and is actually planning on moving back south as soon as she can sell her house.

She says family members have taken refuge at her home during other hurricanes like Katrina and Ike.

"I was living in this two bedroom condo at the time," said Ross. "Everybody migrated to my condo. We probably had about 13 people in the house. Living in the house, for I would say over two." weeks.

Ross says she's spoken to her family and friends and says they're all doing fine, considering.

She says she's ready to head back home to be with her family.

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