Driving from Atlanta, when I reached 50 miles north of New Orleans, the view before me became apocalyptic by degrees the closer I got to downtown New Orleans. When 5 miles from the city, I was driving through scenes that looked like a war zone.
Silent Tragedy – the interior of a home in Gulfport Mississippi, three days after it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
Homes abandoned in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, in Gulf Port Mississippi.
A search and rescue helicopter searches for survivors, in Gulf Port Mississippi.
Warning signs painted during a family’s frantic escape from the storm, Gulf Port Mississippi.