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“Hey, boss … I don’t know if they’re here. It don’t look real promising,” – Three years after BP, Gulf fishermen struggle to survive

bird-oil-2Before, they would have pulled in 20 or so in that time.  But that was before. Like many along the coast, fishermen and their families refer to life in a series of befores and afters — before Katrina and after Katrina, before and after Gustav, and before or after the four or five other major storms that have struck in the last eight years. And then came BP. [email protected] 14:51