New Orleans is gone.

Gambit Weekly's editor Michael Tisserand on what it's like to be a Katrina refugee.
"Some people got lost in the flood, some people got away alright." -- Randy Newman, "Louisiana 1927" New Orleans is gone. I left it behind me on Saturday, with my two kids in the backseat, the soundtrack to Shrek on the CD player. My wife, a pediatrician, was on call for the weekend and stayed behind. Click here for the entire story. Michael Tisserand is editor of Gambit Weekly. He is currently living in Carencro, La., at the home of Scott Jordan, the editor of Lafayette's Independent Weekly. He can be reached at


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