"Don't Let Them Forget About Us"

Dan Zak reports on Leeville, LA. Slideshow here. He follows up at his blog:

This is a town that shouldn’t exist, topographically, but has been kept alive by two American prospects: seafood and oil. Now both those industries are crippled by the uncontrolled leak out in the gulf. Leeville is evaporating. Every person I talked to used the words “ghost town.”