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The Scene in Lake Charles, La.

Norman Bourdeau, assistant director of the office of Homeland Security and Emergency for Calcasieu Parish stayed behind in Lake Charles, La. He tells Scott Simon how the city is faring.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.