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Convention Center

Waiting for help, officers keep a lonely vigil

Loyalty binds them to victims

By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / September 3, 2005

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NEW ORLEANS -- Across from the mass human suffering at the fetid convention center yesterday, before a convoy of Humvees finally delivered hundreds of National Guard troops to this crime-ridden intersection of dashed hopes and mounting anger, a city police officer touched his finger to his eye and began to cry. (Full article: 949 words)

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