new york times: Delery Street 2

Delery Street residents were allowed to come back to their Ninth Ward homes to survey the damage from the flood of Hurricane Katrina after conditions were deemed safe. Josephine Butler, 83, had a large statue of an angel that she said {quote}guarded{quote} her house that once stood at the entrance to her home. She was looking everywhere to see if she could it under all that remained of her house, which had slid across Delery Street and landed on top of where a neighbor's home once stood.
Delery Street 2

Delery Street residents were allowed to come back to their Ninth Ward homes to survey the damage from the flood of Hurricane Katrina after conditions were deemed safe. Josephine Butler, 83, had a large statue of an angel that she said "guarded" her house that once stood at the entrance to her home. She was looking everywhere to see if she could it under all that remained of her house, which had slid across Delery Street and landed on top of where a neighbor's home once stood.