Lutherans teens spilled into the fifth floor hallway of the Sheraton Hotel on Sunday night.
Perhaps the most colorful Lutherans in all of New Orleans today were at the airport. As they arrived in the city, greeters welcomed them by placing bright purple, gold and green Mardi Gras beads around their necks.
UPDATE: Stop to help people in Peoria, Ill., featured in newspaper there.
Hurricane Katrina barreling toward New Orleans, 13-year-old Maria Sepas
threw her most cherished possessions into a suitcase.