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Born on the Bayou

By Meagan Russell
In Born on the Bayou
Mar 31st, 2014
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article by Mary Napoli   | illustration by Austin Bantel “Hey there, you must be Ann,” I said to the small, lovely woman standing in front of the Acadian style building on the grounds of the Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Ann Smith smiled back at me.  She is Vice President of ...
By Meagan Russell
In Born on the Bayou
Feb 25th, 2014
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article by Mary Napoli | illustration by Austin Bantel My grandparents’ home in rural Tensas Parish was a magical place to visit. During the sunny hours, my favorite cousin and I would chase each other through the cotton fields that my grandfather farmed and explore the overgrown creek bank to ...
By Meagan Russell
In Born on the Bayou
Jan 26th, 2014
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article by Mary Napoli | illustration by Austin Bantel   My past 18-year-old self would certainly roll her eyes at me now, but I am constantly finding new and exciting reasons to love my hometown.  After fifteen years spent in other cities, I have realized there isn’t any place I would rat...
By Meagan Russell
In Born on the Bayou
Jan 1st, 2014
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by Mary Napoli | illustrations by Austin Bantel I have officially drunk the Kool-Aid…or sweet tea, as it were.  Which ever magical elixir it is that causes you to fall madly in love with the outdoor life of North Louisiana, I have consumed it. A year ago, I wouldn’t have been able to tell...