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'I think I've finally exhaled': Robin Roberts hosts Katrina special preview party

Roberts noted that it was important to share the story with people who are the story. (Photo source: WLOX) Roberts noted that it was important to share the story with people who are the story. (Photo source: WLOX)
PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) -

Thursday night was an exceptional night in Pass Christian. ABC anchor Robin Roberts returned to her hometown for a screening party of her upcoming special, "Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm."

Roberts' invited guests to The Boys and Girls Club's Qatar Center for a preview of her ABC Special produced by her company, Rock'n Robin Productions.

The trip back to the coast is one of many Roberts' has made since the storm, not just to document the recovery as a journalist, but also to show her support.

"I was on pins and needles. I think I've finally exhaled. This executive producing stuff, I don't know if I'm cut out for it. It was very important to share the story with the people who are the story. And to witness their reaction and to feel their emotion. I feel a little bit better about Sunday when the rest of the country will see it."

"Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm" with Robin Roberts will air at 9 p.m. Sunday on ABC.

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