Colleen Halley, 25, came to Grand Isle from New Orleans to see the oil for herself.
Colleen Halley, 25, came to Grand Isle from New Orleans to see the oil for herself. Steve Johnson/Miami Herald/MCT
Colleen Halley, 25, came to Grand Isle from New Orleans to see the oil for herself. Steve Johnson/Miami Herald/MCT

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