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Ten Years After Katrina, Couple Creates New Life and Music in Lawrence

Katie and Mike West have made their home in Lawrence after losing their home in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years ago. (Photo by Abigail Wilson/KMUW)

Ten years ago this month, Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans and upended the lives of people who called the city home. Mike and Katie West lived in the Lower Ninth Ward, and in the time since the hurricane, they have relocated to Lawrence. KMUW’s Abigail Wilson has their story, which -- just a warning -- includes some salty language.

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