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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

"IN KATRINA'S AFTERMATH, STILL A STRUGGLE TO HELP"

Photo courtesy of NY Times. Taken by: Lee Celano

Almost five years after the storm, many Hurricane Katrina evacuees are still struggling to find their footing in everyday society. Broken homes, poor health, and decelerated learning are only a handful of the problems that plague the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

A NY Times article by Shaila Dewan sheds some light on the current situation in Baton Rouge and what one non-profit organization is doing to help those affected by Hurricane Katrina. The article also seems to provide a lasting solution to providing post-Katrina aid.

Click here to read the article.

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