Well, I made it back to Louisiana safe and sound, and even got a spectacular view of the city on the final approach.
I can see the Crawfish Bread booth.
This picture originally appeared in the “Letters to the Editor” section of a 1940 issue of LIFE, before Nina Leen began shooting regularly for LIFE. Caption: “She is dripping wet — and wiser.”
Definitely wiser, my thoughts exactly. On that note, don’t miss out on the rest of Nina Leen’s best photographs for LIFE here.
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