Katrina & Beyond

Putting Pieces Together on West Ship Island

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In part three of his series on traveling the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Noah Adams stops at West Ship Island, part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore.

Merrick Moody, a park ranger, describes the destruction he found when he first returned to his home on the island and the National Park Service's planned rebuilding efforts.



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