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September 4, 2011
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Lee Hamilton and Cipriano Calzado discuss their experiences in the shrimp industry in the dining hall of the Port Lavaca Nursing Home. The men once shared the common space of the Port Lavaca ship yards and fish houses, but now see each other regularly at the nursing home where they visit loved ones. Shortly after Hurricane Carla, Hamilton and his older brother, Elmer, caught 9,000 pounds of shrimp on a single outing.