Alibi V.15 No.4 • Jan 26-Feb 1, 2006 

Feature

What it Means to Save New Orleans

My favorite aunt, my mother's sister, is driving north on Elysian Fields as I sit in the passenger's seat staring through the window in disbelief at the doomed neighborhood of Gentilly, in eastern New Orleans. House after house is damaged and unoccupied, thick yellowish water lines visible four to five feet high.

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