The Digital Journalist
Irwin Thompson / Dallas Morning News
Charles Waxter, 47, from Slidell, La., holds family friend Sonya Lacey, 37, from New Orleans after arriving at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas, early Friday morning, Sept. 12, 2005. They began their journey in the New Orleans Convention Center, the Superdome, I-10, then arrived in Houston where the Astrodome has been closed to any more refugees. The Reliant Center next door has been set up to temporarily receive incoming refugees until new destinations have been identified.