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Topic - Timothy Kerner
After days of slowing moving toward the Gulf Coast, the storm system Karen has dissipated.
As a young adult, Kathleen Cheramie visited her grandmother's grave in a tree-lined cemetery where white concrete crosses dotted a plot of lush green grass just off Louisiana Highway 1.
Mr. Kerner said crews would work to remove the sandbags placed in low-lying stretches of shoreline along Bayou Barataria, which empties into the Gulf of Mexico.
He said the precautionary measure was worth it: "It's always easier to pick up sandbags than to clean up a flood."