I Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans

Whether evacuating for Katrina or just simply being away for a long time...anyone who has called New Orleans home knows how it feels to be away... 27 People

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    26-30
    Sep 4, 2015

    Good to See How Much the World Cares About Us

    ((((((((((((((((((((((((((NOLA))))))))))))))))))))))))))   May all the displaced return as stronger, better New Orleanians.
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME
    22-25, F
    Feb 27, 2008

    Katrina

    My family has been from New Orleans for generations. I had to leave it in 2005 for hurricane Katrina and was gone for about 6 months completely unsure of whether I'd have a home to return to or not. It's been nearly two years. New Orleans is recovering but we'll never completely...
    impacteddiva impacteddiva
    22-25, F
    Jun 9, 2007

    I'm new.My name's Akhi.

    Feels great here
    akhiBigAss akhiBigAss
    18-21, M
    Mar 19

    HBO undercover Documentary I know what its like

    ta miss Naw'lins https://youtu.be/12xj1sHvIWA
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    Aug 15, 2015

    Worst Days Of My Lyfe

    I REMEMBER AUGUST 26, 2005 WHEN RAY NAGIN ISSUED A MANDATORY EVACUATION...BUT BY THEM DOING THAT SO MUCH WE DIDNT THINK OF IT AS NOTHING..SO ME AND MY FAMILY STAYED AT HOME TIL THEY OPEN THE SUPERDOME....WE STAY THERE TIL WE HAD TO LEAVE FROM THERE IT WAS SAD...
    MOOKIE504 MOOKIE504
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    Aug 31, 2015

    I am Louisiana born and raised .

    .. From small town but am in love with New Orleans . Not in the touristy sense , but in the realest way possible . I know the possible pitfalls and negatives that are an everyday occurrence here yet am inexplicably drawn to this place . Over the years I have grown to realize it...
    BornOnDaBayou337 BornOnDaBayou337
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    Mardi Gras

    My favorite parade was this weekend past, Endymion. Being that I now live in Texas, I don't always make it for Mardi Gras. This year I miss it. Watching the SuperBowl knowing my hometown of New Orleans was also celebrating Mardi Gras made me miss home all the more. Next year I...
    bucktownsweetie bucktownsweetie
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2013
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    Aug 15, 2015

    hurricane Katrina changed the city

    as I once knew it....
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    1 Response Jul 12, 2015
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