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Katrina, Not Just a Pretty Name

Stacey Wronker wrote this piece about her experience of Katrina. Stacey lives in Atlanta and had family in New Orleans during Katrina. Stacey also wrote about how Katrina affected a family Thanksgiving tradition.

Hard Return

"Hard Return" was written by Adam B. Kushner and was published in The New Republic on December 12, 2005. Adam B. Kushner is managing editor / online at The New Republic. He was previously assistant managing editor. Prior to joining TNR, he worked at the Chicago Tribune and the Miami Herald. He was a 2003 Reporting and Writing Fellow in Residence at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. Kushner received his B.A. from Columbia University, where he edited the Columbia Political Review and the...

Thanksgiving 2005

This is a blog entry entitled "Thanksgiving 2005" from Rabbi Stanton Zamek's blog, This entry, from November 14th, 2005, describes some of what Rabbi Zamek is thankful for post-hurricanes. Rabbi Zamek is the spiritual leader of Beth Shalom Synagogue in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He and his community played an important role in relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, hosting evacuees in congregants' homes, reuniting families separated by the storm, and evacuating...

Rosen Katrina Report 7

This is the seventh of 11 Katrina Reports written by William W. Rosen of New Orleans. This report is dated November 30, 2005 and is titled "Thanksgiving, Lee Circle And The Costliest Engineering Mistake In American History." This report is about Thanksgiving in New Orleans. William visits different areas of the city and talks about the levees.