What's Important?
Transformation Magazine|Be Blessed, November 2017

Even at five years old, I knew what was valuable, what I wanted to hold on to.

Linda Commito

From a window of our third-floor apartment, as I watched cars floating down the flooded streets and people being lowered by ropes onto waiting rowboats, I wondered if we would have to leave too. I felt safe with my younger brother, two male cousins and our two sets of parents . . . until my 17-year-old cousin started to pray and then to cry. Shortly after, we were told that we too would be evacuated. I grabbed my fluffy, white pet rabbit and hurried down the stairs where a boat waited to row us down the street and the sidewalk that I had tricycled upon the week before.

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