Not so when you’re from New Orleans, home of jazz, Mardi Gras and the second line. N’awlins is a place that people brag about knowing and loving, and when the waters rose during Hurricane Katrina — along with images of the souls stranded in the storm — there was an immediate outpouring of odes to the sacred culture that must be preserved.
"A Love Letter to Houston: What Outsiders Don't Get About My Home Town." is from the August 30, 2017 Style section of The Washington Post. It was written by Krissah Thompson and narrated by Sam Scholl.