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The Remnants of this Abandoned Hospital in New Orleans Are Hauntingly Beautiful

The story of Charity Hospital after Hurricane Katrina is nothing short of a nightmare. With little support from the government, and in some cases blatant disregard for the horror going on in the hospital, the heroes of Charity, doctors and nurses stuck with their patients without electricity, and flood waters were rising for many days before help finally came. The documentary Big Charity details the struggle and the amazing and heroic acts of these individuals.

While entering the building is strictly prohibited, there are still some who break the law and explore what it’s like inside there today. You can see the video below to get an up close look at what Charity Hospital looks like.

Have you ever visited this abandoned hospital in New Orleans? Did you have experiences there before Katrina? What do you think of what happened when they closed down the hospital? Let us know what it’s been like for you! We love to hear your feedback.

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting