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After watching TV and seeing the destruction, Lisa told her daughter that she had to do something. Lisa flew from her home in New Jersey to Meridian, Mississippi, where she worked with the Key Chapter of the American Red Cross.

"[I] locked arms with the finest, most selfless, caring people on the face of this earth," Lisa says. "We dug through debris. We helped people find their families. ... I'll never be the same person."
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FROM: Oprah's Favorite Things 2005
Published on November 21, 2005

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