'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Whipping up trouble before ever reaching land, Hurricane Irene zeroed in Friday for a catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard. More than 2 million people were told to move to safer places, and New York City ordered the nation's biggest subway system shut down for the first time because of a natural disaster.
"Hurricanes are just a way of life here," he said. "You deal with them and move on."