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Winter storm slams South, stranding students, snarling traffic
Winter storm slams South, stranding students, snarling traffic

An unusual blanket of snow across the South triggered epic traffic snarls and stranded hundreds of students at their schools Tuesday. LATEST: Drivers trapped, kids sleep at schoolLouisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and Alabama struggled to cope with 2 to 4 inches of snow, while Atlanta’s 3 inches led to six-hour commutes -- at least for drivers who didn't abandon their cars on the slippery roads. "I just decided to get ... out and walk home like the rest of the people. I didn't know where they were going, but now I get it. This is stupid," one driver said in a video posted to Instagram, which turned into a catalog of traffic jams and snowball fights for Georgians unused to snow. PHOTOS:...

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