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After spending the day biking through Alabama, I arrived in Biloxi, Mississippi. I had signed up to do some volunteer work at Back Bay Mission, an organization focused around providing food for homeless people and helping them re-enter society. 452 more words

Fazandeville - The BattleGround

In August 2005 I evacuated with three pairs of shorts, and a file with notes and research on a story I couldn’t leave behind.

For quite a while, those things were all I had in the world from the life I left in Chalmette. 527 more words


Friday, December 12th-- Longing...

The year is almost over. Time to be reflective…of my life, the past year, where I am and where I want to be. I’ve taken a lot of time to assess. 618 more words


City of Refuge by Tom Piazza

City of Refuge

by Tom Piazza

In a beautifully written illustration of very real stories, Tom Piazza has managed to draw an incredibly vivid picture of what it was like for two families living through and after the greatest man-made disaster this country has known. 2,510 more words


Report claiming Saints brawl was fueled over Katrina jab is fake

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Social media is known to hit below the belt with fabricated news. Blaming Sundays Saints-Panthers brawl on a Hurricane Katrina remark nears a new low. 321 more words