Laura Strickling and family are okay. But she says just thinking about the potential impact of Hurricane Jose turns her stomach. The First Prize winner in Rochester's 2015 Classical Idol Competition, Strickling lives in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, with her husband, a lawyer, and one year-old daughter. She has asked her story be shared in order to keep a spotlight on the suffering in her community.
Early Saturday morning, September 9th, she described her current situation on social media:
"Day 2, After #HurricaneIrma