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BILOXI, Miss. – It’s been an arduous, frustrating 10 months for Laurie Monk and the loan control department at Keesler Federal Credit Union, so much so that she decided to put her thoughts in a poem.

For the better part of a year, the department has been housed in an 11-by-58 mobile trailer after the credit union’s Larcher branch sustained heavy damage following last year’s devastating hurricanes. Fourteen employees shared the tight quarters, which contained no running water or a restroom, said Monk, a repossession specialist. Luckily, facilities were located about 40 feet outside of the back door of Keesler’s main office. Even though there was an air conditioner, it cooled the back room, but the trailer’s main part-where most of the employees were located-”would burn up.”

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