Gulf Coast ghost town

A  house in New Orleans
This house in New Orleans has "TFW" spraypainted on it, which means that toxic flood water was found in the home.
Photo courtesy of St. Thomas students

A group of students from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul have just returned from a week-long trip to New Orleans. Thirty students and three advisors made the trip to help demolish and clean up the area that was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.

University of St. Thomas students
University of St. Thomas students cleaning in New Orleans
Photo courtesy of students at St. Thomas University

MPR's Cathy Wurzer talked with St. Thomas student Ericka Leahy and St. Thomas ethics professor Bernie Brady, who accompanied the students to New Orleans.

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