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'Climate Migrant' Left Montana To Avoid Snow, Only To Endure Hurricane Devastation In Florida Keys

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Rittel had to gut her bedroom after Hurricane Irma. (Courtesy of Rittel)

Rittel had to gut her bedroom after Hurricane Irma. (Courtesy of Rittel)

More than two years after Hurricane Irma struck the Florida Keys, one woman is just trying to get the state to buy her badly-damaged home and knock it down so she can stop living in it. But the buyout process can take years and she’s struggling.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Lori Rittel of Marathon, Florida, about her experience.

Lori Rittel’s House Before Hurricane Irma

Lori Rittel’s House After Hurricane Irma

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