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29 August 2007. Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Deserted, empty houses remain derelict and decimated in the Lower 9th Ward. An old weathered demolition notice from the city promises to raise the house, one of these days? The area remains mostly abandoned and overgrown, ghostly reminders of lives that once were. President Bush came to town and claimed he could be proud of what local and federal government have achieved in the city. Yet two years after the storm, it is quite clear that local and federal government are failing and have a great deal to do to live up their promises.
Photo credit; Charlie Varley.
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