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Katrina & Beyond

After Katrina: Voices from the Gulf Coast

For the past two years, photographer Chris Usher has been documenting the lives of people displaced by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast.

In thousands of photographs and hundreds of hours of audio recordings, he has captured the human impact of the storm — from the initial devastation after the storm to current efforts to rebuild.

Selections from Usher's Katrina project will appear in a forthcoming book, One of Us. He shares some of his recent images — and the stories behind them, of lives still in transition, two years later — in an audio slideshow for

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