CEDAR RAPIDS MISSION: Students get to work shoveling sludge

Friday, July 4, 2008 | 11:57 p.m. CDT; updated 4:56 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — I didn’t know exactly what to expect in Cedar Rapids. When I went to New Orleans, it was months after Katrina had hit. Here, it has been only three weeks. Some families have yet to return to their houses.