Vanity Fair Extra

No, I’m not talking the Tom, Katie and Suri pictures [does anyone else think Suri looks Asian?], I’m just referring to the essay described below:.

In Katrina’s Wake
One year after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, residents are still weathering the storm. The author, a Louisiana native who managed Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign, takes a personal look back at the events and aftermath of the deluge that forever changed the landscape of the Big Easy

It’s very good and I’m not sure why I was surprised by that. I guess I am just so glad when the truth, especially from a local, gets put to print. Indeed, it has been “one of the worst years in memory” and even with celebrating my birthday this year, all I could think about was last year and how I had just been put back in touch with my parents 5 days after the storm and how difficult it was for them to fathom what our city became.

Go read…I’ve got to ice my back again. 🙁

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