AUDIO: Before Katrina–Hurricane Betsy

April 7th, 2007 by Larry Smith  

Dr. LutzIn this short audio clip, A.D.’s Dr. Brobson Lutz talks about his first trip to New Orleans. It was August, 1965, he was 18, and he arrived just in time for storm that shook the Big Easy before Katrina: Hurricane Betsy.

After medical school, the doctor moved to the city and never left, becoming something of a local medical legend. “There’s something about New Orleans that gets on your skin, in your skin, permeates every artery and vein in your body after a while; you just have to stay, you just can’t leave,” he says. “Locals know about this; people from out of town hear about it. How to describe what it is is really different.”

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