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Superdome Haven

An estimated ten-thousand people took shelter from Hurricane Katrina Monday in the Louisiana Superdome, and it proved to be a test of the old dome's toughness.

The stadium that has been home to numerous NFL Super Bowls over the years served as a safe haven for some of the homeless of New Orleans, and people who didn't have the means to evacuate.

A couple of sections of the dome's roof were damaged during the height of Katrina, which packed 145 mile an hour winds at landfall.

There were some water leaks, but no major structural damage.

People spent the day under the stadium's seats and scattered around the floor of the facility.

Many were glad to be out of the storm and in a safe place.


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