Queens congresswoman commemorates anniversary of Hurricane Ida, visits homes of Queens victims


U.S. Rep. Grace Meng visited the homes of Hurricane Ida victims Thursday, Sept. 2, to commemorate the first anniversary of the storm that took the lives of nearly a dozen Queens neighbors.

An emotional embrace on 183rd Street in Jamaica, where a 43-year-old mother and her 22-year-old son were found dead. (Photo by Lloyd Mitchell)

Among the homes Meng visited were those of the Lama family in Woodside, Yue Lian Chen in Elmhurst, Darlene Hsu in Forest Hills and Hong Sheng Leng in Flushing.

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