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Hurricane katrina provides the most startling confirmation of that axiom the denial of the naturalness of disasters is in no way a denial of natural process. August 29 marks the 10-year anniversary of the day that hurricane katrina hit louisiana, and since then, new orleans and surrounding areas.
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