013 ALWAYS KEEP THE FIRE GOING SOMEWHERE

A story of compassion and saintlike devotion in the streets of New Orleans.

B.B. St. Roman is the only staff member for the New Orleans Police Department Homeless Assistant Unit. Before helping the homeless, she traveled the world, recording sound for documentaries involving shamans, Buddhist monks, and Mother Teresa. And at one point, she became the tour manager for Dr. John, Louisiana musician and legend.

Now, she works full-time with the homeless. She tells her stories of Hurricane Katrina, shelter issues in the city, as well as planning and dreaming of ways to help those living in the streets.

Photos by Robert Johansson
Music by Holy Gallows

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