Photos

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These images were taken from http://outhouserag.typepad.com/hurricane_watch/pictures/index.html and from a personal trip to New Orleans.

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New Orleans before and after Hurricane Katrina


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A teacher's lesson from Friday, August 26 (the last school day before Katrina hit). Note the questions. This lesson still remains on the chalkboard of an unopened school that is no longer up to code due to the storm.
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A house destroyed by Katrina. The homeowner paid three contractors to gut the house, none of which finished the job.

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One of the "unlucky ones"
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Waiting for rescue with his dog (who would be left behind)
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A threatening sign to deter looters
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Police and National Guard trying to keep the peace
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Katrina victims seeking rescue
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The masses trying to seek refuge in the Superdome
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A makeshift pair of shoes
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Elderly woman that died waiting in line for the Superdome was covered with a blanket and left
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Katrina survivor crying and praying for help
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Katrina victims pleading for help
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Victims caring for each other at Superdome
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Lower Ninth after the waters receeded
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Archbishop consoles Gov. Blanco


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