THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Some survivors opt to go it alone

By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / September 5, 2005

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NEW ORLEANS -- Clinging to the side staircase of her Basin Street apartment, a 92-year-old woman wailed continuously as her would-be rescuer jumped from an aluminum fishing boat, waded through waist-deep water, and implored the woman to leave her small home and seek shelter. (Full article: 787 words)

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