"Macabre and peculiar undertaking"

Louisiana is known for its bayous that interlace the state, and as a results its historic cemeteries have burials situated above ground because of the shallow ground water. Recent historic flooding across the state dislodged numerous caskets and tombs, strewing them far from their original burial plots. No this "veteran of disaster mortuary work" has developed a high-tech way of dealing with the problem.


‘We Built an App’: Keeping Track of Louisiana’s Flood-Tossed Tombs

By Campbell Robertson

The New York Times

September 18, 2016

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