Culture and Traditions

Most of you know my story by now. Four years ago, back when the banks were getting bailed out and the people were getting bailed on, I lost the first house I ever owned. After moving to South Louisiana and rebuilding our lives, my husband and I were able to move ourselves and our 6 children into a beautiful new home. Three days later the moratorium hit - and I say hit, because it was like a punch in the stomach to the people of our area. 

Mike RobertsThe boat ride, out, from Lafitte, Louisiana, Sunday, May 23, 2010, to our fishing grounds was not unlike any other I have taken in my life, as a commercial fisherman from this area.  I have made the trip thousands of times in my 35 plus years shrimping and crabbing.  A warm breeze in my face, it is a typical Louisiana summer day.  3 people were with me, my wife Tracy, Ian Wren, and our grandson, Scottie.  I was so

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