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Save Mid-City; Save Charity Hospital; Save New Orleans
        First video below from C_3 list. Then I looked at move youtube videos on this same topic, and selected some I am also posting.

        Charity Hospital was closed after hurricane Katrina.   See the last video below to see how it can be easily renovated and why it would be a good idea to do so.

        But "they" would rather trash a whole neighborhood to build a new hospital.   If an additional hospital is needed, there is an abandoned hospital and other unused large commercial space which can be utilized for the new VA hospital without needing to destroy a whole neighborhood.

        But the fat cats work hand in glove with the City council.  Lots of money is riding on the deal, and council members will most assuredly get a big share of the loot.

        If I had my way, each and every home owned by each member of city counsel and the mayor would be bulldozed and the council people paid far less than they owe in mortgages.

        The city has a program to allow anyone to apply to be a caretaker for abandoned properties.  The person then repairs or pays workmen to repair the home.  If the owner ca be located, s/he has the choice of giving up the abandoned property or paying the caretaker for all expenses incurred to renovate the property.

        But now, with the city bulldozing an entire neighborhood, what incentive is there for anyone to spend years of time, get bank loans, and bust his/her butt to repair homes which the city may decide to bulldoze for absolutely NO good reason.

        The destruction of mid-City is not just a horror for those living there, but also for the larger-scale project of home renovations of abandoned properties.

        Abandoned homes are now being used as squats.  They have no running water, no electricity, no heat, and no cooking facilities.  So the people squatting there shit and piss in the yard or in the corner of one room.  No bathing.  Now way to prepare food.  These squats are an invitation to pestilence and plague.   The homeless are abused by cops when they live on the street, even though they won a federal court battle decades ago to stop the cops from arresting them for sleeping in public.   So I can see why they move into squats.    

        If people fear to become caretakers of abandoned homes and stop renovating them, the problems are going to get far far worse over time.

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Save Mid-City: "How Would You Feel?" - New Orleans Resident Diana Monley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PU0-pfF5e-c
 
Save Mid-City: "It Doesn't Make Any Sense to Me" - Homeowner Roberta "Bobbi" Rogers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDkNyx14nvk
 
America's 11 Most Endangered Places - 2008
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-E7YabV7B0
 
Save Mid-City: "The city asked everybody to come back... We did." - Gayle Ruth, New Orleans Native
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rffm2t01jrA
 
Save Mid-City: "It's depressing. It's... Criminal." - Homeowner Kevin Krause
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYft_ajYgII
 
Save Mid-City: "I love this house" - Veteran and New Orleans Native Wallace Thurman
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmA1y61LKUk
 
Save Mid-City: "I'm going to fight to the last" - Lower Mid City Homeowners Larry & Barbara Dillon
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzFf4I4YhXI
 
Save Mid-City: "We Need Help" - Sam Jupiter, Jr., 20-Year Business Owner
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLp0wqJn8fU
 
Save Mid-City: "Where are we going to go?" - New Orleans native and recent returnee Howard Allen
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1f1PqHlC5iA
 
Charity Hospital in New Orleans
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_P9RiqkvrIE

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