As the 10th anniversary of Katrina arrived, I asked my mom if she wanted to have a phone chat and talk about it, and record it for others to hear. So we had a good talk, and here it is. Unscripted, unpolished, just a couple locals talking about what they went through during the time. The same conversation happening on stoops all across New Orleans today.

Listen in:

The first moment she saw news reports out of New Orleans

The first moment she saw news reports out of New Orleans

One year later, rebuilding her house

One year later, rebuilding her house

Currently, in her beloved woods

Currently, in her beloved woods