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1 June, 2006. Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, Louisiana. First day of hurricane season. L/R; Children of the storm return home. Ariana Murph (13 yrs) and her friend Renisha Menendez (11 yrs) escape a biting insect as they walk through piles of wreckage of what used to be Ariana's home at 1739 Jourdan Ave in the devastated Lower 9th Ward. Photographed is the area where a huge barge smashed through the original flood wall, where a tidal wave of water rushed through, devastating the area where so many people died. Four of Ariana's neighbours perished in the storm.
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