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Kenny Hill's Garden of Salvation in the bayous of Louisiana

Garden of Salvation – Kenny Hill 5337 Bayouside Drive Chauvin, LA 985-594-2546 Concrete environment Restored/preserved  –  Open to the public Other than the fact that Kenny Hill was a bricklayer, little is known about his life. One day in 1990, on a rented piece of…

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“Oh Lord Help Me this Day to Keep My Big Mouth Shut” — Big Al Taplet

Big Al Taplet Born 1934 Houston, TX I was just thinking those very words. And started wondering about Big Al, and how he has fared since Katrina. (Above photo of Big Al at his New Orleans home, 2004, courtesy of Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations)…

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Finally, a little good news from Chauvin!

(Detail from April,2005) From Teri Yoho at the Kohler Foundation: Good news from Chauvin, Louisiana. The site sustained only very minimal damage. It is a testament to Kenny Hill’s ability that the Chauvin Sculpture Garden has survived four hurricanes, including Katrina, Rita, and a direct…

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