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1. "When I was 19 years old, both of my parents died in the same year; my mom of cancer and my dad in a car accident. Through the next two or three years and a series of bad decisions - all my own, I might add - I ended up literally homeless, before that was even a word. I even slept occasionally under a pier on the Gulf Coast."
Author: Andy Andrews
2. "Thirty percent of the Nation's energy comes off the gulf coast."
Author: Bobby Jindal
3. "Imagine if, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Gulf Coast residents had to wait on Democrats and Republicans to agree on cuts before receiving clean water or loans to rebuild. Congress' negotiations often come slow or not at all."
Author: Cedric Richmond
4. "I know that my Republican colleagues are as ashamed as I am that the United States is forced to borrow over $1 trillion from foreign nations to pay for our national priorities like reconstruction of the gulf coast and the war in Iraq."
Author: Dennis Cardoza
5. "Living on the Gulf Coast, we often have to go through dangerous situations, whether you're a child, an adult or a senior citizen."
Author: Dwight Henry
6. "As horrific as this impact has been on my constituents, it is only a small part of the overwhelming destruction covering 90,000 square miles of the Gulf Coast."
Author: Jo Bonner
7. "Never in our country's history have we witnessed a natural disaster that has impacted so many people in such a wide area. In fact, as of the writing of this column, millions of people along the Gulf Coast have been displaced from their homes in a period of only five days."
Author: Jo Bonner
8. "Nearly two weeks have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Gulf Coast, and while we are still dealing with the tremendous devastation - and will be for quite some time - we are also seeing increased signs of recovery and help in our region."
Author: Jo Bonner
9. "The Gulf Coast has the potential to create a culinary raw ingredient paradise that smart cooks can capitalize on."
Author: Mario Batali
10. "The gulf coast, we all know now, after Katrina, is responsible for 25 percent of U.S. production of natural gas. Following Katrina and Rita, almost 75 percent of the natural gas production in the gulf was shut down and not producing."
Author: Mark Foley
11. "The poorest residents of the gulf coast were most affected by the devastating hurricanes, and the poorest Americans have shouldered a disproportionate share of the burden in Iraq."
Author: Marty Meehan
12. "As proud as we are of this city and as extraordinary as it is, all of south Louisiana and all of the Gulf Coast is a very special place, and the federal government has underinvested in it year after year after year, whether it's education or health care."
Author: Mary Landrieu
13. "For the last 50 years, the federal government has taken out of the Gulf Coast $165 billion in taxes that came from oil and gas off of our coast that went to the federal Treasury, to rebuild all places in America except the place that it came from."
Author: Mary Landrieu
14. "The recovery of the Gulf Coast region will take years to complete."
Author: Max Baucus
15. "Class certainly loomed large in Katrina's aftermath. Blacks of means escaped the tragedy; blacks without them suffered and died. In reality, it is how race and class interact that made the situation for the poor so horrible on the Gulf Coast. The rigid caste system that punishes poor blacks and other minorities also targets poor whites."
Author: Michael Eric Dyson

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