Settling Into the LA Life

With their New Orleans home in ruins, a family won't be going back any time soon, if ever. But that doesn't stop the longing.
John L. Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, February 26, 2006

There are moments when Jamar Franklin feels as if it's all a bad dream and he'll wake up back in New Orleans, relaxing on the lakefront with a bowl of crawfish, coaching high school basketball and preparing to host a houseful of guests for Fat Tuesday celebrations. ... Settling