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Katrina Gave Fresh Start To A Man, An Institution

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The New Orleans Botanical Garden was neglected long before Hurricane Katrina destroyed its grounds. But at that point, the garden's director Paul Soniat decided to seek out donations and breathe new life into the garden. He speaks with guest host Jacki Lyden about what it took to revive the historic space.
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