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People rescue cows from floodwaters after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
People rescue cows from floodwaters after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Residents evacuate their flooded neighborhood, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
Residents evacuate their flooded neighborhood, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
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A resident whose home is surrounded by flood waters talks on the phone, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
A resident whose home is surrounded by flood waters talks on the phone, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
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Isaac Fields, left, and Victor Jones use street signs to paddle a boat out of their flooded neighbor, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
Isaac Fields, left, and Victor Jones use street signs to paddle a boat out of their flooded neighbor, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
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Residents evacuate their flooded neighborhood, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
Residents evacuate their flooded neighborhood, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
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A sign prohibiting motor vehicles on the island's bicycle trial is now surrounded by flood waters that also cover Bienville Blvd., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 on Dauphin Island, Ala.
A sign prohibiting motor vehicles on the island's bicycle trial is now surrounded by flood waters that also cover Bienville Blvd., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 on Dauphin Island, Ala.
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Boats sit on dry land in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac in Braithwaite, La.,Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
Boats sit on dry land in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac in Braithwaite, La.,Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Flooding in Lafitte, La., causes residents to travel by boat on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
Flooding in Lafitte, La., causes residents to travel by boat on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Residents survey flood damage in Lafitte, La., on Thursday,, Aug. 30, 2012.
Residents survey flood damage in Lafitte, La., on Thursday,, Aug. 30, 2012.
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The staircase for a home now lies smashed in the sands in front of the structure Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 on Dauphin Island, Ala. after Hurricane Isaac's landfall in Louisiana.
The staircase for a home now lies smashed in the sands in front of the structure Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 on Dauphin Island, Ala. after Hurricane Isaac's landfall in Louisiana.
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A man gestures at emergency responders' trucks to slow down to prevent a wake of floodwater from entering his home in Lafitte, La., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
A man gestures at emergency responders' trucks to slow down to prevent a wake of floodwater from entering his home in Lafitte, La., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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A tractor sits safely atop a mound, after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
A tractor sits safely atop a mound, after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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A submerged cow is stranded amid debris in floodwaters after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
A submerged cow is stranded amid debris in floodwaters after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Hurricane Isaac heavily damaged the Veterans Memorial along the seawall in Waveland, Miss., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
Hurricane Isaac heavily damaged the Veterans Memorial along the seawall in Waveland, Miss., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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The St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church is seen flooded after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
The St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church is seen flooded after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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A car sits submerged after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
A car sits submerged after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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People try to rescue cattle from floodwaters after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
People try to rescue cattle from floodwaters after Isaac passed through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Cows are stranded in floodwater after Isaac came through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
Cows are stranded in floodwater after Isaac came through the region, in Plaquemines Parish, La., Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Myron Romondet takes measurements of the flood waters on his street, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
Myron Romondet takes measurements of the flood waters on his street, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
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Residents evacuate their flooded neighborhood, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
Residents evacuate their flooded neighborhood, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
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Waveland, Miss., residents ride through storm waters left from Isaac's unceasing rainstorms, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
Waveland, Miss., residents ride through storm waters left from Isaac's unceasing rainstorms, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Residents use a boat to navigate their flooded neighborhood, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
Residents use a boat to navigate their flooded neighborhood, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in LaPlace, La.
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