After The Flood

August 2, 2010

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B.W. Cooper housing project resident Leianne LaRoche holds niece Destiny Herbert, 2, as they jump rope using a phone cable in front of their apartment June 6, 2007, New Orleans

Five years ago this September, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast. The collapse of the levees around New Orleans took hundreds of lives, destroyed homes and businesses, and shocked the conscience of America. Publishers, museums and galleries are already marking the anniversary with a number of new photo books and exhibitions that examine the legacy of Katrina in...

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