Just back from a week in Mississippi helping people whose lives were blown apart by Hurricane Katrina, Florida 14-year-old Josh Gales found The Tattoo in response to our desperate pleas for photographs of hurricane damage taken by teens.
Josh and his father, an old hand at providing assistance to disaster victims, lived in a tent near Gulfport while doing what they could to reach out to those who lost homes, jobs and more to the terrible tides and wind of the Aug. 29 storm.
That tent is where Josh lived for the week. I think it was in a K-Mart parking lot.
Now The Tattoo is starting to publish some of Josh’s photographs. He’s got a good eye — and a good heart.
Here’s one of his hurricane-related pictures: A lone tree on the Mississippi coast after Katrina