The Common Good
April 2006

Rebuilding Cajun Country

by Rose Marie Berger | April 2006

Rodell and Dale Scarabin and their children outside their makeshift house in Venice, Louisiana, in January, following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Rodell and Dale Scarabin and their children outside their makeshift house in Venice, Louisiana, in January, following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. In 1915, 23 people died in Venice when a hurricane hit this small community deep in Plaquemines Parish at the mouth of the Mississippi River.

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