NOLA to New York

Katrina survivors talk to New York
Gogo and her (now) husband evacuated ahead of Katrina with six cats and her neighbor’s goat.  Her 200 guest wedding was scheduled for October 1 but because of the hurricane couldn’t happen.  Telling the story today in her jewelry shop on Magazine Street, Gogo starts to cry.  Later after they came home and when the mail started again, she received a pile of RSVPs.  She didn’t keep them but now kind of wishes she did so she could make them into an art project.  (Gogo got married - happily - later in 2005).
Photo credit:  Andy Kopsa
PS - I am traveling back to NYC today, November 3, more pics to come.  NOLA-ites - please keep sending in - I have been getting a lot of lovely feedback from people who are touched by your kindness!

Gogo and her (now) husband evacuated ahead of Katrina with six cats and her neighbor’s goat.  Her 200 guest wedding was scheduled for October 1 but because of the hurricane couldn’t happen.  Telling the story today in her jewelry shop on Magazine Street, Gogo starts to cry.  Later after they came home and when the mail started again, she received a pile of RSVPs.  She didn’t keep them but now kind of wishes she did so she could make them into an art project.  (Gogo got married - happily - later in 2005).

Photo credit:  Andy Kopsa

PS - I am traveling back to NYC today, November 3, more pics to come.  NOLA-ites - please keep sending in - I have been getting a lot of lovely feedback from people who are touched by your kindness!

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