Katrina Anniversary: Revisiting Vera's Grave in New Orleans

Of all the horrifying images of Hurricane Katrina from five years ago, the makeshift grave of Vera Smith may endure as one of the most heart-wrenching. Hundreds of New Orleanians died in the aftermath of the storm, and in the initial days of recovery, dozens of bodies were simply left in the streets, a sickening sight in an American city. It was a few days after the storm at the corner of Magazine St. and Jackson Ave. that ABC News first met John Lee. The New Orleans resident had walked the...Full Story
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