It is a fact that everyone from New Orleans has a story. Often these stories take on the aura of the city itself: regarded by many, beset by tragedy, but always resilient. There’s a Katrina story, or a “where were you when the Saints won the Super Bowl” story, and then the ever present story of where you grew up and went to high school. They all carry a certain prestige, or a certain rite-of-passage in the New Orleans community. A bond shared by the people of the “city that care forgot.”
The following story is no less remarkable than any other you will hear in this great town. This is the story of Karjuan Williams.
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