Rhode Island-born journalist Tom Verde shares the story of his family's tragic loss during the devastating Hurricane of 1938 which swept along the New England coast on September 21. Tom will reflect on how the events of that awful day impacted his family for a generation and beyond.
Tom Verde is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Politico, the Boston Globe, AramcoWorld and on National Public Radio. A native of Providence, he lives in Pawcatuck, Connecticut.
Photo of Stonington Harbor during the Hurricane of 1938 courtesy of the Stonington Historical Society.