President Obama visits New Orleans for anniversary of Katrina

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WTOC) - President Obama was in New Orleans Sunday to observe the 5th anniversary of hurricane Katrina.

He spoke at Xavier University, which was badly flooded by the storm five years ago.

The President said his administration remains committed to helping folks there get back on their feet.

"The work ahead will not be easy, and there will be setbacks. There will be challenges along the way," President Obama said. "But thanks to you, thanks to the great people of this great city, New Orleans is blossoming again."

The President also said the city has become a "symbol of resilience and community."

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