A decade ago, Hurricane Katrina triggered floods that inundated New Orleans. More than 1,800 people were killed as storm waters overwhelmed levees and broke through flood walls on August 29, 2005. Today, much of the city appears to have found its rhythm again, although some neighborhoods, such as the Lower Ninth Ward, remain works in progress. A number of photographers recently returned to the area to document the way things look today, including Reuters photographer Carlos Barria, who covered the disaster in 2005. Barria visited many of the same locations he originally photographed in order show the difference 10 years have made.
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