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Obama says New Orleans will be better than ever

5 years ago October 15, 2009 Oct 15, 2009 Thursday, October 15 2009 Thursday, October 15, 2009 12:30:02 PM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

President Barack Obama praised the people of New Orleans for not giving up after hurricane Katrina and says the influx of new people wanting to build a better city is a powerful sign of progress.

Obama toured portions of New Orleans Thursday to hear directly about residents' four-year-long struggle to recover from the devastating storm that hammered the city and large portions of the Gulf Coast.

The president told a town hall meeting he was gratified by all the people who are "eager to build something better in place of what was."

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