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Summary: At the end of August 2005, ten-year-old Armani is looking forward to her birthday party in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, where she and her extended family live, but Hurricane Katrina is on the way, bringing destruction and tragedy in its wake. 6 more words
In 2006, VH1 Classic ran Fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina Relief in Which Viewers Could Donate $25 to see the Music Video of Their Choice. One Viewer Donated $35, 000. Their Choice? '99 Luftballoons'. For an Hour
Paul Grondahl is an award-winning journalist and author. Grondahl has been a staff writer at the Albany Times Union since 1984, where his assignments have taken him from the Arctic to Antarctica; from Northern Ireland to Africa; from New Orleans immediately after Hurricane Katrina and Haiti after its catastrophic earthquake in 2010; and across New York State, from Ground Zero on 9/11 to the Adirondack wilderness.