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Louisiana Flood Victims Work Together to Survive

Residents tackle soggy homes, tearing out walls and throwing out anything inside the house that has been damaged by water — which for some is nearly everything
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Piles of debris are seen in font of flood-damaged homes in St. Amant, Louisiana, Aug. 21, 2016.
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Piles of debris are seen in font of flood-damaged homes in St. Amant, Louisiana, Aug. 21, 2016.

President Barack Obama greets residents as he tours Castle Place, a flood-damaged area of Baton Rouge, La., Aug. 23, 2016.
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President Barack Obama greets residents as he tours Castle Place, a flood-damaged area of Baton Rouge, La., Aug. 23, 2016.

Raven Harelson, 59, left, carries a drawer to the trash heap in front the home of Sheila Siener, 58, as friends and family help to clean out the flood-damaged home in St. Amant, Louisiana, Aug. 20, 2016.
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Raven Harelson, 59, left, carries a drawer to the trash heap in front the home of Sheila Siener, 58, as friends and family help to clean out the flood-damaged home in St. Amant, Louisiana, Aug. 20, 2016.

A man walks through piles of debris in front of flood-damaged homes at the South Point subdivision in Denham Springs, Louisiana, Aug. 22, 2016.
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A man walks through piles of debris in front of flood-damaged homes at the South Point subdivision in Denham Springs, Louisiana, Aug. 22, 2016.

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