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8 Katie Louisiana Revisited Part 9 June 2013 “...pockets of peace are all over the place.”
Inside as well as outside the Champagnes' home, pockets of peace live everywhere.  Photo by Katie Oxford
Katie Louisiana Revisited Part 9 June 2013 Blue on Bayou DuLarge
A structure painted in a brilliant color of blue Photo by Katie Oxford
Katie Louisiana Revisited Part 9 June 2013 Claire Rose Champagne
"You can come here and pray anytime,” Claire offered. Photo by Katie Oxford
Katie Louisiana Revisited Part 9 June 2013 Our Lady of the Bayou
A statue known as Our Lady of the Bayou. I was glad to see it still stood. Photo by Katie Oxford
Katie Louisiana Revisited Part 9 June 2013 home on the Bayou DuLarge
A cabin that I pictured myself living in Photo by Katie Oxford
Katie Louisiana Revisited Part 9 June 2013 “...light streams through here like the water.”
Light along Bayou DuLarge streams through like the water. Photo by Katie Oxford
Katie Louisiana Revisited Part 9 June 2013 Bald Eagles (view from side yard at The Champagnes)
As we chatted there, my eyes continually returned to a Bald Eagle’s nest in close proximity. Photo by Katie Oxford
Katie Louisiana Revisited Part 9 June 2013 In the yard at the Champagnes
I spent hours with strangers who felt like kinfolk. Only in Louisiana. Photo by Katie Oxford