This interview took place in the front room of our little shotgun home in the French Quarter. Laura Maxine Fairbanks, Laura to her friends and Maxie to family receives her middle name from my mother Maxine Peters Norris Juban. Maxie interviewed me for a StoryCorp.me project.
This picture was taken from the third story balcony of Saint Stanislaus College located next door to Our Lady of the Gulf church in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi on themorning of August 29th, 2005. This is believed to be the initial tidal wave from Hurricane Katrina. The tidal wave was approximately 35 to 40 feet high.... Continue Reading →