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Why New Orleans? Why Now?

Activism & Community, Art & Creative, Business & Economy, Levees & Recovery, Local Politics

November 12th, 2011

It fascinates me to look through the lenses of the outsider. As a native, I’m not always as in tune with what makes this city so unique as those who aren’t local. I adore meeting new people, especially people who aren’t from here. I’m always intrigued by the many reasons that they chose to move. Why New Orleans? Why now?

The answers to these questions vary considerably. Some came down to rebuild after hurricane Katrina, fell in love with the place and never wanted to leave. Some loved it before the hurricane. Some came for jobs. Some came with no job all for a life change. Whatever the reason, the common link points back to passion-for something, for someone, for anything, for New Orleans.

But, why New Orleans? Why now?

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