Breaking News:Woman’s death still haunts New Orleans neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Amid the chaos after Hurricane Katrina swamped New Orleans, Vera Smith’s body decayed for four days on a sidewalk until her horrified neighbors covered her with dirt, a makeshift plastic shroud and a bleak epitaph: “Here lies Vera. God help us.”…

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