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12th March 10, 03:54 AM
I'd never heard of this guy but this is quite a story. Well worth the read.

The amazing true story of Zeitoun

Abdulrahman Zeitoun is the real-life hero of Dave Eggers's new book. In the aftermath of hurricane Katrina he paddled from house to house in a canoe, offering help to his neighbours. For his trouble, he was arrested as a suspected terrorist...


An interesting comment on the variety of ways we behave when the world starts to crumble just a little bit.

12th March 10, 04:40 AM
Justice was served.

12th March 10, 07:39 AM
"Holy shit, guys, I bet he caused this whole Katrina mess, get him!!!"

Is that what the conversation between the cops went like before he got arrested? Cuz I don't know what's left to terrorize when an entire city is under water.

12th March 10, 06:42 PM
You guys need to revisit the Homeland Security Act. Just sayin'.