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What 'Home' Means and Re-creating One After Disaster
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What 'Home' Means and Re-creating One After Disaster

Katrina & Beyond

What 'Home' Means and Re-creating One After Disaster

What 'Home' Means and Re-creating One After Disaster
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Hundreds of thousands of people displaced by Hurricane Katrina are trying to set up new homes in strange places. But how do you create a home when everything you love has been reduced to rubble?

Guests:

Ken Wagner, sergeant major with Louisiana Army National Guard

Toby Israel, environmental psychologist; author of Some Place Like Home: Using Design Psychology to Create Ideal Places

Pamela Clark Cochran, owner/director of the Clark Gallery in Boston, Mass.

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