Katrina’s legacy

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Katrina’s legacy

Tales of 2005 hurricane told through New Orleans museum exhibit
A Mardi Gras costume made from FEMA tarps that were distributed after Hurricane Katrina for damaged roofs is seen on display at “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina & Beyond,” a new permanent exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Musician Fats Domino’s Hurricane Katrina-damaged baby grand piano is seen on display at “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina & Beyond,” a new permanent exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Pellets representing storm surge rush toward buildings through blue gaps that represent open water in a display that demonstrates how coastal wetlands act as a natural storm barrier at “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina & Beyond,” a new permanent exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
A visitor reads a display at “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina & Beyond,” a new permanent exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The $7.5 million exhibit tells the story of the hurricane, its aftermath and the area’s recovery.

Katrina’s legacy

A Mardi Gras costume made from FEMA tarps that were distributed after Hurricane Katrina for damaged roofs is seen on display at “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina & Beyond,” a new permanent exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Musician Fats Domino’s Hurricane Katrina-damaged baby grand piano is seen on display at “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina & Beyond,” a new permanent exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Pellets representing storm surge rush toward buildings through blue gaps that represent open water in a display that demonstrates how coastal wetlands act as a natural storm barrier at “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina & Beyond,” a new permanent exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
A visitor reads a display at “Living with Hurricanes: Katrina & Beyond,” a new permanent exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The $7.5 million exhibit tells the story of the hurricane, its aftermath and the area’s recovery.
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