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Cameron & Calcasieu: 2 Years After Hurricane Laura (2022)

La Veillée



Genre: Newsmagazine, French

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, Creole, Cameron Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-11-17

Duration: 00:13:00

Subjects: French language | Hurricane Laura, 2020 | Hurricane recovery


  • LeBlanc, Drake Host
  • Orgeron, Caitlin Host
  • Stine, Jeremy Interviewee
  • Trahan, Lorton "Keith" Interviewee
  • Ardoin, Lawrence "Black" Interviewee
  • Ardoin, Sean Performer


This episode of the series “La Veillee” from November 17, 2022, features Drake LeBlanc and Caitlin Orgeron of Tele-Louisiane reporting on the recovery efforts in Calcasieu Parish and Cameron Parish two years after Hurricane Laura. They interview State Senator Jeremy Stine of Lake Charles and Lorton “Keith” Trahan of Creole. In the studio, LeBlanc interviews Lawrence “Black” Ardoin, a Lake Charles resident and son of legendary Creole musician Bois Sec Ardoin. He discusses his experience of Hurricane Laura. Lastly, Ardoin’s son, Sean Ardoin, performs a song.