New Orleans: There’s No Place Like Home

August 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

August 30, 2010, is five years and one day since Hurricane Katrina attacked the Gulf Coast. That's right, five years ago yesterday Katrina blew in and caused havoc.
But five years ago today we picked ourselves up, dusted ourselves off, and told the world we're not going anywhere.
Hell, high water, and howling winds...looting and destruction will not win!
We Are New Orleanians and We Have Survived!
And in an instant, I was taken back five years.
The day Katrina hit.
To solidify the feeling of that day: there were dark clouds, a flash of light followed quickly by a thud, and a series of claps. For several hours on this fifth anniversary of Katrina, Mother Nature had given us a prolonged thunderstorm as a reminder.
Looking back, it is easy to be swept away as the memories come rushing back. Due to the barrage of negative press going on the past few days, it is very easy to get angry.
Lucky for me, I have a cheerleader mentality. I am...

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