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Second Line RescueImprovised Responses to Katrina and Rita$
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Barry Jean Ancelet, Marcia Gaudet, and Carl Lindahl

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781617037962

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.001.0001

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My Hurricane Story

My Hurricane Story

The Positive Stories Must Get Out

Chapter:
(p.30) My Hurricane Story
Source:
Second Line Rescue
Author(s):

Robert LeBlanc

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0002

This chapter presents an account by Robert LeBlanc, who along with a friend was involved in the rescue effort in New Orleans. He says that the media’s completely false portrayals of the situation have caused good people to die and lose family members. Further, human beings with any sense of compassion would agree that the travesty going on in New Orleans must end; people’s lives need to be saved and families need to be put back together. Robert also describes seven people who stood out during the rescue effort and whose stories deserve to be told.

Keywords:   Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, rescue efforts

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