Children can suffer emotional wounds in a disaster

Post-traumatic stress symptoms can go unnoticed, and kids' resilience varies

girl standing in wreckage of Hurricane Katrina

EMOTIONAL WOUNDS  Many children, like this young girl in Gulfport, Miss., lost a great deal during Hurricane Katrina. Some recovered more quickly than others.

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