Don’t blame the Lady. Katrina killed no one in New Orleans. In fact, Katrina missed the city completely, going wide to the east. It wasn’t the hurricane that drowned, suffocated, de-hydrated and starved 1,500 people to death in August 2005. The killing was done by a deadly duo: a failed emergency evacuation plan combined with busted levees. Here’s the story you haven’t been told.
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