A Gulf Coast community rebuilds four years after Katrina.

Today's Postcard comes from Pass Christian, Mississsippi, a Gulf Coast community that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina four years ago. The pictures, by photographer Gayle Stevens, captures the town's efforts to rebuild. Here is another image:

See more photos from Pass Christian here. In the news:

  • The town prepares for a buggy summer, courtesy of the mild winter.
  • The school district experiments with sexual education options.
  • Neighbors fight a local dirt pit.
  • Float riders recover after theirr float became unhinged during a Mardi Gras parade.

This week, Postcard is looking for photos of ruins. Submit them to atlanticcities.postcard@gmail.com.

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