Dr.Anna Pou, she’s a really complex portrait of an extraordinarily talented doctor who, in extraordinary circumstances exhibits bravery and courage. facing challenges, she’s the real representation of what it means to be a woman who does get scared,she was ready to help patients who didn’t have medical insurance. She was a strong patient advocate, I think her weaknesses, she has overdramatic and hyperbolic. after reading that part of the book, they were unprepared for a natural disaster like this. martial law was instated because one of the canals in New Orleans had been breached. that meant water could be headed toward the hospital.