18 Aug '11, 5pm

"Their 9-year-old daughter has serious breathing attacks, something she never knew before the BP well exploded."

"Their 9-year-old daughter has serious breathing attacks, something she never knew before the BP well exploded."

For more than a year, I’ve watched Gulf Coast residents suffer through the worst oil spill in history, their lives turned upside down by the shock and emotional trauma of BP’s oily assault. But through these agonizing times I’ve also grown to love and appreciate the Gulf environment and its people. I’ve vowed to take my two young daughters to witness firsthand the beauty of the bayou threatened by the encroaching waves of the Gulf. Last weekend we finally got our chance. It turned out to be the best trip I’ve taken in the bayou, and I’ve taken a few . But this one was pure pleasure, a boat ride to the tip of Big Muddy with my fishermen friends David and Kindra Arnesen and their two kids. It would be a beach picnic and some fishing, a Cajun good time. It was a welcome change. I’ve watched the Arnesen family suffer greatly through the worst oil spill in history. Last year I ...

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