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More stories about Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

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    Four blocks from a backhoe rumbling down the beach clearing away debris and just a few steps from the shells of houses torn apart by Hurricane Katrina, a gaggle of church volunteers in blue t-shirts hammers away at the newly-framed walls of a house being