Hurricane Katrina: A look back

Published On: Aug 30 2012 04:03:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 27 2015 10:03:26 AM CDT

Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans and large swaths of the Gulf Coast 10 years ago. Here's a look back at the historic disaster.

Baby rescued from rooftop after Hurricane Katrina
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Mark Benton, of Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, helped rescue 3-month-old Ishmael Sullivan from a school rooftop after he and his mother were trapped with dozens of others in high water after Hurricane Katrina Aug. 30, 2005, in New Orleans.

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