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Jeff Hebert, who is leading New Orleans' efforts to adapt to rising sea levels, stands at the site of the future Mirabeau Water Garden, a federally funded project designed to absorb water in residential Gentilly. Tegan Wendland/WWNO hide caption

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Adapting To A More Extreme Climate, Coastal Cities Get Creative

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Sybil Morial has written a memoir about growing up in segregated New Orleans. /Courtesy John F. Blair hide caption

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'Witness To Change' Recounts Civil Rights Struggles Of New Orleans

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Mardi Gras Spectators in Mobile, Ala., in 2010. Buyenlarge/Getty Images hide caption

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For Mardi Gras, Les Bon Temps Rouler In Mobile, Ala., Too

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Even A Broken Neck Couldn't Bury His Dream

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'A Confederacy Of Dunces Cookbook': A Classic Revisited In Recipes

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From 'Godot' To HBO, Wendell Pierce Says, Art Aided Post-Katrina Healing

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Palm trees bend and banners rip on Canal Street as Hurricane Katrina blows through New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005 — 10 years ago Saturday. Ted Jackson/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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3 Views On A Tragedy: Reporters Recall First Days After Katrina

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Paul and Lakeya Mazant met in 2007, during Mardi Gras, as New Orleans was reeling from the flooding after Hurricane Katrina. The couple — pictured with their son Paul, 1, and daughter Logan, 5 — say they couldn't imagine falling in love with someone who hadn't experienced the storm. Walter Ray Watson/NPR hide caption

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A Decade After Flood's Devastation, Love Keeps New Orleans Afloat

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Water spills into New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward through a failed floodwall along the Industrial Canal on Aug. 30, 2005, a day after Hurricane Katrina tore through the city Pool/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Billions Spent On Flood Barriers, But New Orleans Still A 'Fishbowl'

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