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Local airboaters left dry after Katrina rescues


By Jane Musgrave

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Monday, December 26, 2005

When Jim Osborne got a call that airboats were needed to rescue hundreds of people stranded on rooftops in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he told his girlfriend that a planned romantic getaway in Miami Beach would have to wait.

Within hours, the 47-year-old Port St. Lucie letter carrier hitched up his two boats, filled dozens of gas cans, packed food and supplies for himself, his son and two others and joined a small armada of airboaters from Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast en route to.....

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Hope you guys get paid what is due........that cat 5 thing doesn't sit pretty with me. Someone should be held responsible!