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Katrina Returnees Tackle Refrigerator Cleanup

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Katrina Returnees Tackle Refrigerator Cleanup

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Katrina Returnees Tackle Refrigerator Cleanup

Katrina Returnees Tackle Refrigerator Cleanup

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A common sight in New Orleans neighborhoods where evacuees have returned: refrigerators wrapped tightly in layers of duct tape, to make sure the foul secrets inside will never be revealed to the world. Cynthia Johnston, NPR hide caption

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A common sight in New Orleans neighborhoods where evacuees have returned: refrigerators wrapped tightly in layers of duct tape, to make sure the foul secrets inside will never be revealed to the world.

Cynthia Johnston, NPR

Another unpleasant task awaiting people returning to their homes in New Orleans is cleaning out refrigerators full of rotten food. We visit residents of one neighborhood as they hold their noses and open their refrigerator doors.