Surviving Katrina: Barred from the Superdome, struggling to surviveQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|Two days after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, the Walgreens store at the corner of Royal and Iberville streets remained locked. The dairy display case was clearly visible through the widows. It was now 48 hours without electricity, running water, plumbing. The milk, yogurt, and cheeses were beginning to spoil in the 90-degree heat. The owners and managers had locked up the food, water, pampers, and prescriptions and fled the City. Outside Walgreens windows, residents and tourists grew increasingly thirsty and hungry.|
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