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New Orleans residents must move out of FEMA trailers by the start of 2011 or they will face fines of up to $500 a day. There are 221 trailers left in New Orleans, and the residents received eviction letters just before Christmas.

"This administration wants to turn a page on Katrina," said Gary Clark, a Dillard University political science professor. "The FEMA trailer has become an icon of Katrina."

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