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New Orleans Family Flees to Evanston, Again

It's not a force of politics, but nature, keeping Michael Tisserand's kids from school. Tisserand is a writer who three years ago moved his family to Evanston, Illinois, from New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Earlier this year, the Tisserands moved back to New Orleans. But Hurricane Gustav has them temporarily returning to Evanston, where they now await the opportunity to go home to Louisiana.

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