Grand Isle roars back to life, but not without fresh scars~Paul Rioux
~"I Am Grand Pa! Watch Me Roar!"
~Michael Gros, of Thibodeaux, kicked back and enjoyed the sun and the breeze at the town beach in Grand Isle, Louisiana Wednesday, July 19th.
Gros was vacationing with his grandchildren. A year has past since the oil spill, which rocked the small community that survives on a combination of fishing and tourism. Hopes are high that the upcoming Tarpon Rodeo July 28-30,2011 will draw both attention and visitors letting the outside world know that the beaches are fine and the seafood is plentiful and safe.
~Photo: Susan Poag / Times-Picayune
Grand Isle, Our Giant Sandy Fishing Boat~Ian McNulty
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