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SEARCHING FOR  JACKIE WALLACE  -  (2018)

One foot in front of the other, the hulking old man trudged up the ramp to the Pontchartrain Expressway. A cold wind stiffened his face, so he bundled tighter and kept walking. His decision was made. A life full of accolades and praise meant nothing to him now. A man who was once the pride of his New Orleans hometown, his St. Augustine alma mater and his 7th Ward family and friends was undone. He was on his way to die. (cont.)

SUGARLANDS - The Untold Story  (2017)

His calloused hand pulled his baseball cap low against the Louisiana sun, then followed the cane down to where the stalk emerged from dirt. • Four generations of Landry blood taught Charles Landry to love this stubborn blackjack mud.  (cont.)

ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES - TO STAY OR GO? (2016)  

The message scrawled on the whitewashed plywood sign was clear, even if it was only one man's perspective: "We are not moving off this island.

If some people want to move, they can go. But leave us alone."    (cont.)