Bristol Native Experiences Myanmar Cyclone And Aftermath

Brent Rowell, a native of Bristol, Tenn., currently lives in Yangon (formerly Rangoon), Myanmar. He and others knew Cyclone Nargis would hit the Southeast Asia country on May 3, but no one expected the storm to kill more than 43,000 and leave tens of thousands missing and more than a million residents homeless.

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Rowell’s mother, Frances, of Bristol, Tenn., got word two days after the cyclone hit that her son and his family were safe.

Read Rowell’s account of the cyclone and relief efforts here.

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