Posts Tagged ‘Katrina’

I’ve been thinking a lot about the Storm (Hurricane Katrina to those of you not residing in Mississippi or Louisiana). It seems that my life is coinciding in such a way that it is begging me, imploring me, to be inspired at least in some way by it.

I recently was given a signed first edition copy of Dave Eggers new book Zeitoun which happens to be about, what else, Hurricane Katrina. It is a non-fiction novel about a man who survived the storm in New Orleans and his heartbreaking, terrifying story. If you are interested, please check it out at http://tinyurl.com/Zeitoun.

In absolutely no conjunction with that, I was watching an amazing short film entitled Glory at Sea, very loosely based on Katrina (and by that I mean reality). The soundtrack is stunning and I’d suggest it to anyone who enjoys moving instrumental music. Obama even used it in one of his videos.

 But the movie itself, a mere 26 minutes long, was really touching. Just watch.

 So after all this fun, I decided to write…something. Nothing great and all within a short amount of time.



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