Photo Challenge: Nature Conquers Man
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I spent from 10 February to 25 February 2006 working for Habitat for Humanity building homes in Covington, LA. On 19 February the church group I was with headed into New Orleans to meet up with the other group from our church that had come down to work in Pearlington, MS. The Rev. Jean Marie Peacock took us on a tour of the devastation that started at her church, the Lakeview Presbyterian, which had been gutted as a result of the 17th Street Canal Levee break. She said a third of her congregation had left and would not be back, a third had left and hoped to be back, and a third had stayed. Dale Davis, a member of Rev. Jean’s flock, showed us what was left of her home. Our makeshift caravan then traveled east, past the construction workers tents in City Park, to the site of the London Street Canal Levee break. From there we headed south into the devastated Lower 9th Ward and then west into the French Quarter where she left us.
I took this photo at the site of the London Street Canal Levee break with a Wal-Mart throw away camera.
In the Nature Conquers Man: Katrina photo essay.
Also by John Linton
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