USA: Bottom of 'da Boot by Kael Alford

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Hilton Chaisson sits in a house with a picture of The Last Supper behind him. Hilton is a fisherman from Isle Jean Charles, a predominantly Native American community on the coast in southeast Louisiana. His family's house has been flooded nearly a dozen times due to increasingly damaging hurricanes. The island is particularly affected by coastal erosion. Residents are seeking higher ground and only 70 residents remain of the 300 residents at the peak of population.