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New Vibe In New Orleans 6 Years After Katrina

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As Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast in 2005, New Orleans native Gralen Banks stayed behind while his family evacuated. He tells Michel Martin that his family is together now and doing well. He says the city is seeing an influx of people from other parts of the world and is missing its natives.
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