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  •  As a New Yorker, you are 100% correct (4.00)
    and shouldn't feel the need to apologize. If New Yorkers seemed "brave" after 9/11, well, they got an outpouring of love, sentiment --&  money--from the rest of the country.

    The folks in New Orleans are getting shafted by the government and are treated as if they were responsible for their own destruction. No one is giving them the respect they deserve. And what they have to overcome is far greater than anything people in NYC have had to deal with. At the end of the day on 9/11,  NYC was still standing. At the end of the day on 8/29, New Orleans was not.

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