Hurricane Katrina

It's five years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast of America.

Witness speaks to Harold Toussaint, a deacon from New Orleans who refused to evacuate so he could help his community survive in the rising flood waters.

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10 minutes

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Mon 30 Aug 2010 22:50 GMT

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