Fats Domino, 'Alive and Kickin' After Katrina The New Orleans music legend nearly perished and his home was heavily damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But his latest record looks toward the future with optimism.
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Fats Domino, 'Alive and Kickin' After Katrina

Fats Domino, 'Alive and Kickin' After Katrina

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Fats Domino at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in May 2006. Carolyn Cole/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Fats Domino at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in May 2006.

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The damage outside Fats Domino's home in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans four months after Hurricane Katrina. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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The damage outside Fats Domino's home in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans four months after Hurricane Katrina.

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