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Michael Bloomberg wants New York to run a marathon on Sunday

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Remember 48 hours after Katrina struck and the levees collapsed, when people were still trapped in buildings and the number of dead was still unknown? When the electricity was still out, hospitals were closed and essential services were stretched beyond ...

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Old 10-31-2012, 09:30 PM   #1
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Michael Bloomberg wants New York to run a marathon on Sunday

Remember 48 hours after Katrina struck and the levees collapsed, when people were still trapped in buildings and the number of dead was still unknown? When the electricity was still out, hospitals were closed and essential services were stretched beyond the breaking point?

Now imagine if New Orleans had a marathon planned for the following weekend after Hurricane Katrina ? and Ray Nagin insisted that, despite the state of emergency, tens of thousands of runners hit the streets.

Because that's what's happening in New York right now:


<blockquote>"I think some people said you shouldn't run the marathon," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a news briefing Wednesday.? [ Read more ]

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