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Journeys into the offbeat, off the beaten path, overlooked and forgotten - by Eric Model

Monday, September 04, 2006

Football Is a Refuge Where Katrina Lingers (NYT)

From The New York Times:

Published: September 1, 2006
PORT SULPHUR, La., Aug. 31 — Last year, nothing floated through the goal posts of the ruined high school here but the storm surge from Hurricane Katrina. Now football is again being played in lower Plaquemines Parish, a rudder-like peninsula below New Orleans that steers the Mississippi River to its delta. There is a new school, South Plaquemines High, and a chance for a new start Friday night against Belle Chasse, in upper Plaquemines.


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