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WorldLink: Speaking French in Louisiana

In Louisiana, home to Cajun and Creole culture and cuisine, schools are fighting to keep the French language alive. The dialect emerged in the late 1700s, but today only about 5% of the state speak it. Without it, they say, a vibrant part of Louisiana's identity will be lost. Freddy Chick spoke to a French teacher in New Orleans.