The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer" 

Student Witnesses Katrina's Legacy


Brevard High School student Dani Greenberg (left) and her friend Emily Lubin helped clear this lot in the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans to make way for a community garden. (Courtesy photo)

Five years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed vast areas in and around New Orleans, much of the city remains in ruins.

Many observers say it will take many more years to clean up and revitalize the city, even though lots of progress has been made.

Dani Greenberg, a junior at Brevard High School, spent a week during her winter break from school working in New Orleans with 60 young people her age to contribute to the effort.

She participated in Young Judaea's Alternative Winter Break 2010.

Young Judaea operated its fourth annual Alternative Winter Break (AWB) for Jewish high school students fr...

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