New Orleans is experiencing a small-scale civil war concerning monuments of Robert E. Lee, P.G.T. Beauregard and Jefferson Davis, which Mayor Mitch Landrieu has ordered removed. Officials from other cities are considering taking down certain Southern monuments.
Jamie Lee doesn’t know how she’s going to support her three toddlers in the coming months. Her husband, a disabled combat veteran, died March 4 and she has no source of income, and her husband had no life insurance.
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