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'

A MISSION OF HOPE

"I was surprised by my own emotional response," says Reese Witherspoon (with Tylea Conner, 4, left, and Ashanti Chartain, 2) at a FEMA trailer park – one of three sites, along with a school and makeshift hospital, that she visited with a delegation of 30 women from Hollywood.