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When Sweat Equity is the Only Way Home

Hughes, Amy R. (2007) When Sweat Equity is the Only Way Home. This Old House.

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Abstract

Johnny Moore is on the roof of his flood-wrecked home in New Orleans. But he's not waiting to be rescued. The three-and-a-half feet of water that swamped the modest brick-faced ranch he shared with his wife, Venus, has long since receded. Now, two years after Hurricane Katrina struck and the levees failed, Johnny is saving himself by rebuilding his house the only way he can: with his own hands.


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Access to full text is subject to the publisher's access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: New Orleans; flood-wrecked home; Hurricane Katrina; rebuilding
Subjects: Teaching
Practice
Teaching > Community Redevelopment
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    Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2011
    Last Modified: 12 May 2011 12:27
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/828

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