DDH_ICONS Hurricane Katrina

John W. Taylor, Jr.

You don’t think those sort of things are important—until they’re not there.

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New Orleans was also homebase for John W. Taylor, Jr., who’d lived all over the country but found himself with little more than his truck after Hurricane Katrina hit. He knows for many of his neighbors, it’s too hard to see the city they love in such disarray, and even he’s not sure if he’ll be able to stay.