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New Orleans flooded

A Times-Picayune newspaper box reads “Welcome Home” as the water line just reaches it in New Orleans. (Alex Brandon / AP)
Pam Borne carries her shoeless daughter Sophie home. (Alex Brandon / AP)
New Orleans Police SWAT team Lt. Dwayne Scheuermann directs traffic in the Uptown area of New Orleans. (Alex Brandon / AP)
McNally Sislo, left, and Alison Mantilla walk in the high water in the Uptown area of New Orleans. (Alex Brandon / AP)
Alison Mantilla, left and McNally Sislo continue their trek past a partially-submerged minivan. (Alex Brandon / AP)
Fernando Medina cleans out the debris from a storm drain after heavy rains filled the streets of New Orleans and neighboring Jefferson Parish with a foot or more of water. (Alex Brandon / AP)
A bird flies over the 17th Street Canal, that is nearly filled with water, in New Orleans. (Alex Brandon / AP)
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