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Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary Special Coverage - NBC News

Life At A Standstill: Katrina Survivors Struggle to Rebuild

Jerry Reed, 66, is a Vietnam War veteran who fought for his country and won the Silver Star but feels he has been forgotten here at home.

He is just one of thousands of homeowners in and around New Orleans who is unable to pay for damages that remain from Hurricane Katrina.