In Memorium: Entrepreneurs Who Died in 2009

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Antionette K-Doe, Owner of the Mother-in-Law Lounge

A local celebrity commonly known as "Miss Antoinette,” this New Orleans pub owner acted a spokesperson for Hands on Network, a volunteer organization dedicated to Hurricane Katrina relief. Antoinette, who was herself was rescued from the Mother-in-Law Lounge after being stranded by flood waters for seven days, was a passionate advocate for rebuilding of her city.