Sharon Coulon, resident, “I am on my own. I have lived here all of my life. I have had a stroke and have a lesion on my brain. This was just a small storm, yet we have never seen water like this before. Places are flooding that have never flooded before. [A] levee is not good protection – we know this. That water has to go somewhere. I have written letters about this. The land, our land, it keeps washing away … the levees will not help us. We have lived with water all of our lives, we know hurricanes, we know this land. They will not listen.”
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