Taking Stock, 10 Years After Katrina
A decade on, what have we learned? Hurricane Katrina was “a natural disaster” that “became a man-made one,” as President Obama put it. And it was a major wake-up call to massive inequality in the United States. There remains much to do on that front, and in many ways, New Orleans is still putting the pieces back together. But the human side of the disaster and recovery is worth hearing — as in this story of two people who met, fell in love and built a family in the aftermath of the storm.