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Carolyn Takacs-Snell tended to her daughters, 6-month-old Clea and 4-year-old Alaia, at Pho Tau Bay restaurant in Gretna, La. Her father dined behind them.

Big Easy's big struggle

Katrina closed key small shops

By Keith O'Brien
Globe Correspondent / June 11, 2006

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Third in a series of occasional articles on post-Katrina New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS -- The two cousins were as close as sisters. Their families followed each other from Saigon, Vietnam, to New York to Lancaster, Pa., and then south to New Orleans. (Full article: 1585 words)

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