“This is the story of what a disaster looks like through ordinary eyes. It is like Exodus written not from Moses’ viewpoint but in the words of the last Israelite pushing his cart across the muddy bottom of the Sea of Reeds.”
Dr Hébert lived in St Bernard’s Parish, which was in the path of the eye of Katrina and was completely devastated by the hurricane and the massive storm surge that followed.
The blog starts Friday, August 26, and is currently on day 5. It’s a riveting, personal account that I encourage you all to read.