Comforting Katrina's Children

Jennifer Garner, Reese Witherspoon and Holly Robinson Peete tour still-devastated New Orleans and hear tales of heartache. Now, their message to the world: 'It's critical. They need help'

TOUGH QUESTIONS

"Why am I here before my lawmakers?" asked Holly Robinson Peete (left, with Malaak Compton-Rock, wife of comedian Chris Rock) on hearing that only 88 of 535 legislators have come to New Orleans. "Why aren't they down here seeing this?"