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'Emu Blues' tells how Beaumont emus weathered Rita

Beaumont Enterprise

Dec. 25, 2021

The hardship of hurricanes isn’t a story novel to Southeast Texans, but Michele Fortenberry used her family’s tale of weathering Hurricane Rita for that very purpose — to create “Emu Blues,” a children’s book chronicling the experience of Leroy and Emily, a pair of emus who rode out the storm...

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