Illinois State Workers Stepped Up to Help After Katrina

Illinois Times | October 21, 2005
Floyd Schleyhahn was one of 39 state workers sent to Bogalusa, La., 70 miles north of New Orleans. Schleyhahn came back with a detailed journal, and a long-distance friendship with a young family that had endured loss after loss.

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