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Hurricane Katrina photo exhibit opens in Downtown Baton Rouge

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

An exhibit reflecting on the Hurricane Katrina through photos will open Thursday at the Shaw Center in Downtown Baton Rouge.

The works of four photographers will be on display, documenting the hurricane's impact on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.

The exhibit is curated by Thomas Neff of LSU who worked as a first responder in New Orleans after the storm.

"And that's where I got the idea of working with what the mayor said were the holdouts - and I knew they would have amazing stories for me to write about," said Neff, LSU Art Professor Emeritus.

Neff, who recently suffered a stroke, spent 45 days living out of his van while capturing hundreds of photos.

Recently he went back to find some of those he met with, documenting their stories.

The exhibit "Katrina at 10" opens Thursday and will be on display through October 4.

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