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Three Years After Katrina, Sense Of Tragedy Strong

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Three Years After Katrina, Sense Of Tragedy Strong

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Three Years After Katrina, Sense Of Tragedy Strong

Three Years After Katrina, Sense Of Tragedy Strong

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Three years after Hurricane Katrina, it still feels like being in mourning for a close family member.

Most days are spent without ruminating on the loss, but living in a street with so many houses boarded up won't allow the tragedy to go away.

John McCusker is a staff photographer for the New Orleans Times-Picayune. He covered Hurricane Katrina for the newspaper and recently moved back into his home in Vista Park, which was ravaged by the storm.