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City Park, New Orleans

When Hurricane Katrina tore through New Orleans in August 2005, it left 90 percent of historic City Park—an area larger than New York's Central Park—underwater. It was a heavy blow to an urban oasis that had served millions of people every year: locals and visitors who came to play sports,...



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