The foundation of an oceanfront home was blown away by Hurricane Idalia — one of several front-facing homes destroyed. (Bailey Korinek/WUFT News)
HORSESHOE BEACH, Fla. — After seven years of refurbishments, the Childers’ Horseshoe Beach residence was ready to host more memories. The home has been a happy place for the family for half a decade. Mark Childers, 66, said he thought their haven was safe, even as Hurricane Idalia tore through the area.
The Childers are just one of hundreds of Big Bend residents to lose their home last week to Idalia, with Horseshoe Beach taking one of the
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