New Orleans is on a big roll - and Harry Connick is cheering it on | al.com

Singer, songwriter and actor Harry Connick Jr. says it's been crazy in his hometown of New Orleans since the Saints marched back in with a Super Bowl victory over the Indianapolis Colts.

Connick was born in New Orleans and got much of his inspiration and civic pride from his father, who recently retired after 30 years with the New Orleans district attorney's office, and his mother, who was a judge there (she died when he was 13). He hasn't served in a public office, but Connick has served in many other ways, especially since Hurricane Katrina demolished the city in 2005…

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