Death, Sex & Money

Death, Sex & Money

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Death, Sex & Money


In New Orleans: How to Get Elected Coroner

Dr. Jeffrey Rouse is the Orleans Parish coroner—a job he describes as the “interface between law and medicine.” A decade ago, he was preparing for a l... Read more

August 20, 2015 | 22 min

In New Orleans: A Doctor Stands By Her Adopted Home

Dr. Kiersta Kurtz-Burke spent Hurricane Katrina inside New Orleans’ Charity Hospital. Now that she's got two kids, she keeps her gas tank full in case... Read more

August 19, 2015 | 22 min

In New Orleans: Big Freedia Bounces Back

Big Freedia is a reality TV star and fixture on New Orleans' bounce scene. But days after Hurricane Katrina, she was sleeping on the street outside of... Read more

August 18, 2015 | 25 min

In New Orleans: Becoming the Demo Diva

Simone Bruni started her career in hospitality, and dreamed of eventually being a stay-at-home mom. But when Katrina hit, she was 32 and single. So sh... Read more

August 17, 2015 | 18 min

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