Monday, April 23, 2007

New Orleans East

Want to see what some parts of New Orleans East looks like 20 months post-Katrina?

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Yet, in another part of "the east", there is a the opposite.

The Vietnamese in the East making a strong comeback

Like many other small-business owners in the area, Mai Nguyen didn't wait for money from the Road Home or any other government program to reopen her restaurant after Katrina. She dug deep into her own pockets.

1 comment:

ashley said...

A friend who worked at the Home Depot in the East told me that the day they opened up, their Viet customers were lined up, paying in cash. Amazing.