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Voodoo Practitioners Scatter After Katrina

AP reports:

“As of today I would say it’s pretty dead,” Glossop said. “Even the tourist shops are in jeopardy. There is a chance for a huge loss here.”

Voodoo has long been entrenched in New Orleans, quietly practiced in homes with altars, candles and incense to solve problems of the heart and wallet. Before the storm tore through, about 15 percent of the city’s population actively practiced, according to Lisa Fannon, a tour guide, though estimates vary widely.

Associated Press: Katrina could spell trouble for voodoo in New Orleans

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