Above-ground graves are designed to contain caskets in the Southern Louisiana landscape, where many graveyards are below sea level. Hurricane Katrina proved to be too much for the tombs of Our Lady of Good Harbor Catholic Church in Buras, La., where the eye of Katrina made landfall.

Cameron Gillie / Special to the Naples Daily News

Above-ground graves are designed to contain caskets in the Southern Louisiana landscape, where many graveyards are below sea level. Hurricane Katrina proved to be too much for the tombs of Our Lady of Good Harbor Catholic Church in Buras, La., where the eye of Katrina made landfall.

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