The researchers at the Urban Legends Pages have established several categories dealing with Hurricane Katrina.
Some of the rumors investigated include:
- E-mail details purported increase in carjackings and release of sex offenders after Hurricane Katrina.
- Report from a Paramedic
- So I Volunteered
- Rest Stop
No matter what the subject, it's always a good idea to check Urban Legends or other hoax pages before forwarding an e-mail or blogging about an event that either supports your views or makes you angry.
If your faith tradition includes prayer, pray that the Gulf Coast will be spared soon to be Hurricane Rita or any other major storms for awhile.