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“As I walked in water up to my chest I promised that … I would never again get caught in a storm.”

Stories and memories keep events alive so that we might learn and become stronger and smarter for the next time we face adversity. The Center holds several oral history collections documenting events like Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Audrey, and Betsy, and

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“Go Home . . . and Listen Again:” A Religious Studies Oral History Project Offers Insights Into Life Along Bayou Lafourche

EPISODE 11     (33:13) Today’s show is an interview with one of the Center’s partners, Dr. Mike Pasquier, a professor in the Religious Studies Department here at LSU.  Dr. Pasquier is working with the Center to establish the Bayou Lafourche Oral

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“We Watched Everything Wash Away” Part 2: Hurricane Katrina

EPISODE 9     (27:49) Almost everyone in Louisiana has a story to tell about a hurricane. Be it Audrey or Betsy, Andrew or Katrina, Rita or Gustav. In the podcast we did last year to celebrate the end of hurricane season,

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“We Watched Everything Wash Away” Part 1: Storms, Floods, and Levee Breaks

EPISODE 3   (26:40) Hurricane season officially ended this past week! To celebrate the close of an uneventful season (thanks, El Nino!), the Center’s latest podcast centers around topics that are never far from the thoughts of those of us who

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