Terrebonne Parish, LA – While the rest of the country remains embroiled in vicious cultural and political struggles, the lakes of South Louisiana have harmoniously been coming together. This heartwarming display of love has redefined our coast, teaching many residents about the grand accomplishments that can be achieved with the power of solidarity.
Once separated by miles of thick, impenetrable marsh grass, these lakes have merged into a singular expanse of open water that now fades nebulously into the Gulf of Mexico. It seems nothing can keep these love-struck lakes apart! They are showing residents of Terrebonne and Lafourche Parish that the power of love and unity can overcome even the harshest boundaries.
Traditionally, a lake is defined as “an area of variable size filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land,” but these aren’t your grandfather’s lakes. Heck, they’re not even your father’s lakes! These bodies of water are redefining what it means to be a lake. We asked local residents about how they felt about these lakes shedding land and coming together: