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Boating Out of New Orleans

Who Was Left Behind in Katrina and Who Is Left Behind Now?

By William P. Quigley

Two residents of New Orleans, a law school professor and his wife, a hospital nurse, evacuated the flooded city five days after Hurricane Katrina struck. Mostly African American, poor, sick, elderly, or disabled people and prisoners and children were left behind. They are also being left behind in New Orleans.

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