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George W. Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

George W. Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Former President George W. Bush returned Friday to New Orleans, where he was vilified for his administration's lackluster response to Hurricane Katrina, to praise the city's comeback 10 years after the catastrophic storm. "Isn't it amazing? The storm nearly destroyed New Orleans and yet, now, New Orleans is the beacon for school reform," Bush said at the city's oldest public school, which was badly flooded and almost abandoned before it reopened a year later as Warren Easton Charter High School. The school's success is a rare bright spot from what historians consider a low-point for Bush's presidency. The damage was far more extensive than his...

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