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The Silver Lining

Twenty years after it devastated South Florida, Hurricane Andrew has left a legacy that means greater safety for all of us.

On Aug. 24, 1992, a hurricane named Andrew hit the Florida mainland some 20 miles south of downtown Miami. It was only the third Category 5 storm to hit the state since records began (the first two were the Labor Day hurricane in 1935 and Hurricane Camille in 1969), and followed nearly a quarter-century of relative calm.

Read the entire article in the Summer 2012 issue