January 4th, 2006

Katrina takes aim

Students Return to Big Changes in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 3 - Hundreds of children returned Tuesday for the first time since Hurricane Katrina to schools here that had survived on dry ground. Some came gleefully. Some came mournfully, and, to be sure, tens of thousands who were still displaced could not come at all.

The full NY Times article

Btw, the woman's class they show in the picture in the article is my mamma. You can see the back of her head in another picture in the slide show (she's teaching her class, wearing a dark green shirt)

x-posted to neworleans
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