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The Forgotten People (Barry Sons-Berwick, LA)

Standing at the Convention Center knowing that your government would come; they did three days later. Images gouged into my brain. All the while our fellow citizens washed away to be forgotten. Not by me; Not by me.
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At least 1,836 people lost their lives in Hurricane Katrina and in the subsequent floods, making it the deadliest US hurricane since the 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane.
It should be noted that officially, 1464 of these deaths took place within New Orleans.
== Deaths by state: ==
=== Alabama: 2 ===
=== Florida: 14 ===
=== Georgia: 2 ===
=== Kentucky: 1 ===
=== Louisiana: 1,577* ===
=== Mississippi: 238 ===
=== Ohio: 2 ===

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