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'An 80-year-old Couple Was Living in the Front Yard in a FEMA Trailer'

Listen to John Solon's story about making a difference

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— Chris Usher

Storyteller:
John Solon, 53
Newton, Mass.
Community rebuilding, St. Bernard Project

 

Interviewer:
Jennifer Martin

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, and much of the country rallied to the aid of distressed and displaced residents. Then most of us got back to our own lives. But Solon has not slacked in his efforts to rebuild New Orleans. Neither has his daughter, Molly

Listen to John Solon's story.

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