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New Orleans remembers Hurricane Katrina’s 14th anniversary

Fourteen years after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, Aug, 29, 2005 remains freshly etched in the memory of nearly every New Orleanian.

by Matthew Hinton
August 30, 2019

Fourteen years after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, Aug, 29, 2005 remains freshly etched in the memory of nearly every New Orleanian.

Annually in the 9th Ward, residents remember those who lost their lives in a storm that forever changed the city.

Matthew Hinton is a New Orleans area freelance photographer whose work has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism Awards in 2014 and 2016, and by numerous awards from the Press Club of New Orleans, including the Hal Ledet President's Print Photography Award, the highest honor the Press Club can bestow upon a photographer. Matthew Hinton has previously been a staff photographer at both of the daily newspapers in New Orleans. His work has appeared nationally and internationally through freelance work with the Associated Press and AFP, Agence France-Presse.

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