Devastated by their loss, a Santa Rosa mother and son are appreciative of what they have in a Red Cross shelter

By Jim Burns (10-11-17)

Sitting in an American Red Cross Shelter three long days after a fast-moving wildfire forced them to flee their Santa Rosa mobile home, Luana Cobb and her son Daniel were slowly coming to grips with their new reality on Wednesday.

A photo of Luana Cobb and her son, Daniel

Luana Cobb and her son, Daniel, take a break in the cafeteria at a Red Cross shelter in Santa Rosa.

“I came into this world with nothing, Luana, 83, said quietly, sitting in the Red Cross shelter at Finley Community Center in Santa Rosa. “Now I have nothing again. Everything has been destroyed.”

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