littlebrowngal 10 years ago our country FAILED the city of New Orleans.
Just a few months before Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast I visited NOLA for the first time as a tween and instantly fell in love with the Crescent City.
There are obvious things to love like the food, music, rich history, etc. But really it was that I'd never been to place with so much pride, individuality, creativity, and most of all soul.
When the storm hit it was heartbreaking to see so many people struggling, dying, and in need while our government seemed to just sit back and watch horrific things happen. 1,833 innocent people died because of their negligence.
To this day it is still shocking to me that this was allowed to happen in what is supposed to be the greatest country in the world. Americans are supposed to be the "good guys" always going off to save those in need, but when it was poor helpless people in our own backyard they did nothing.
And here we are 10 years later, there are still some places in the city that look like the storm hit yesterday, the income gap is even wider than before, the coast's natural barrier is rapidly disappearing thanks to greed, and most of the people displaced by the storm have yet to be welcomed back to their homes.
Why do we continue to allow this?
#neworleans #katrina #nolalove
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littlebrowngal Sometimes you have to make your own goddamn breeze.

#yaya #hellomoon #cancerleo
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littlebrowngal apparently I missed #blackcatappreciationday yesterday, so I have to give a late shout out to the Antonio Banderas/Cartman of kitties: Besito Sammy Davis Jr. Tracy #crooner #kittylove #guardcat #blackcatclub 2w

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littlebrowngal 4,000 people + every munchie you could possibly want for a picnic + + @yeastieboysbagels hooked a lady up with some nosh thanks guys!
#cinespiaslumberparty #yeastieboys #ilovetraderjoes
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littlebrowngal this girl scout comes prepared, and with a bottle of red in her bag | random fact: this purse was designed in 1932 specifically to carry champagne and wine. that's my kind of handbag #cinespiaslumberparty #portapotty # #girlscout #discoverLA #cinespia 2w

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littlebrowngal daydreams of driving through lava fields and Hawaiian sunsets : @scotty__tracy
#chasinglight #livealoha
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littlebrowngal yesterday was fun

#summerlovin #vannuys
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