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September 13, 2005
11:39 am

At Bates, 'everyone's been great' to students sent by Katrina

The school year wasn’t supposed to start this way. Instead of easing into her New Orleans apartment and her Tulane University course work, Maddy O’Brien of Winthrop, Maine, found herself spending school’s first week as an evacuee 125 miles away in Lafayette, La. — one of the hundreds of thousands unsure of what Hurricane Katrina had done to their lives.