New Orleans survivor stories

New Orleans evacuees crossing bridge on US 90 on September 1, 2005, photographed  by Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images

The entire package is now live at, including Machelle's story below. Steve Perry's column about the fate of the Katrina diaspora is here.

Previous posts on New Orleans and Katrina:

Sept. 20 updated schedule of MN Katrina benefits 

Sept. 16  Drained but still marching: updates and links 

Sept. 13  Katrina hip-hip songs rock you like a... 

Sept. 12  Welcome New Orleanians: ReBirth photos

Sept. 12  New Birth buries Katrina; ReBirth Rocks the Cabooze: review of ReBirth Brass Band show

Sept. 9  "Yes We Can": notes of hope from a traumatized city

Sept. 7  I get up early, early in the morning... looking back on 10 awful days

Sept. 7  Baby let me hold your hand: a month of benefit shows: now an archive of Minnesota benefits

Sept. 1  New Orleans is gone. Please help New Orleanians: updates from friends

Aug. 31  More scenes from Lake New Orleans: links and photos

Aug. 30  New Orleans is Drowning: interview with ReBirth Brass Band

Department of unrelated good news: Local graffiti artist interviewed in C.J.


UPDATE LATE TUESDAY: Your guide to the 2005 MMA Minnesota Music Awards

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