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WWNO News Features
Thu January 6, 2011
Vietnamese Oyster Shuckers Still Without Work
By Eve Abrams
New Orleans, Louisiana – It's been over eight months since British Petroleum's Macondo oil well explosion devastated Louisiana's coastal ecosystems and the industries which rely on them. Job losses from the disaster have rippled far and wide - extending to a group of Vietnamese women, and friends, living in New Orleans East. Eve Abrams visited with a group of former employees of P & J Oyster House.
For more information on how New Orleans' Vietnamese community has been effected by the Gulf Oil Disaster, visit Mary Queen of Viet Nam Community Development Corporation.