Christmas Comes to Katrina Survivors

Christmas Comes to Katrina Survivors

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It may have been difficult for Santa to located the children scattered across the US after Hurricane Katrina. Volunteers made sure that the children still living in a tent city at Chalmette, Louisiana, would get a Merry Christmas.

After hearing a child lament that she had to go home because Santa wouldn’t find them, a volunteer at the location decided to do something about it. She got a group of volunteers together. Santa made his visit and each of the children received a gift.

The makeshift city is located downriver from New Orleans. The populace includes 1,000 Katrina survivors and 1,000 National Guard soldiers. They’ve been living this way since October 9th.

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