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From NPR: Columnist Keith Woods as a child in New Orleans

NPR posted this link on their Facebook (to those who don’t know me, I’m an NPR junkie). Keith Woods wrote this very touching letter directed to an old friend in New Orleans. It reflects on five years since Katrina.

Here’s a quote:

You saw me grow up to be a man, Shorty, and when I became a columnist for The Times-Picayune, you were my muse. Do you remember? I turned to you when I needed to get out of my head and feel New Orleans in my bones, because that’s the only way to truly write about home.

Read more of “Five Years Later: A Letter to New Orleans” on NPR.