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8 Reasons Why People From New Orleans Are Unbelievably Tough

If you’ve grown up in New Orleans, or even if you have been here for a long time, there’s no doubt that you have seen some difficult things. New Orleans is one of the most dynamic and interesting places in the country—but not without its share of hardships. Here are some of the reasons why people from New Orleans are so tough.

What do you think makes people from New Orleans tough? Do you feel that living in New Orleans has made you more tough? Let us know in the comments below. We love to hear your feedback and ideas.

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