My story is about gratitude. It’s about the extraordinary humans who stayed behind. Those neighborhood leaders, who together with the community around them, solved problems daily as they rebuilt New Orleans from the ground up. Those local heroes, who, when were left to fend for themselves, unselfishly stepped up and started doing for the greater good.
In the Community
I moved here after the levees failed. I am one of the post-flood volunteers that fell in love with New Orleans. Now I live here, have a family here, and will hopefully live here for the rest of my life. Not actually having gone through Katrina, I have the utmost respect for those that did. I can’t… Read more »
On the morning of August 26, 2005, after the storm passed through New Orleans, the levees failed and the world fell silent in shocked disbelief. What happened in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina forever changed the landscape of New Orleans. The Katrina X, used by the National Guard to mark their search, still remains on… Read more »