Agony Reigns in Katrina's Aftermath

Body of Victim Floats in Floodwaters
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A baby is passed above the crowd as people wait to leave the Superdome in New Orleans September 1, 2005. Rampant lawlessness prompt Louisiana state leaders to ask for up to 40,000 troops to help restore order and help from police in other states.

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