Monday, May 16, 2011

Moving Passage

"Todd was arguing with his interrogators. Zeitoun could hear occasional bursts as the questioning at the Amtrak dest continued. Todd was hotheaded on a normal day, so it didn't suprise Zeitoun that he was agitated during the processing.
'Are we going to get a phone call?' Todd asked.
'No,' the officer said.
'You have to give us a phone call.'
There was no answer.
Todd raised his voice, rolled his eyes, The soldiers around him stood closer, barking admonitions and threats back at him.
'Why are we here?' he asked a passing soldier.
'You guys are al Qaeda,' the soldier said.
Todd laughed derisively, but Zeitoun was startled. He could not have heard right" (212).

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Once people were in New Orleans after the breaking of the levees, they were stuck in New Orleans unless rescued by a boat

Post traumatic Stress is common in victims of the hurricane (Kathy Zeitoun suffers from this syndrome)

Zeitoun Foundation Links

These are the websites of the Zeitoun Foundation and the foundations that they benefit...

Thursday, May 12, 2011


This link is how Hurricanes Form, and this link shows how hurricanes are categorized into 5 categories.

Eye of Hurricane Katrina

This is the eye of the hurricane that caused all of the damage.

Devistating Effects

This picture sums up how urgent things actually were after Hurricane Katrina, people forced to their roofs, with very little supplies, action needed to be taken. The only question is, was it the right action?