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  • From left, Cassandra Rush, Anyah Carpenter, and Rosa Rush walk through floodwaters in their neighborhood, Oct. 15, 2016, in Lumberton, North Carolina.
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  • Harvey Wearnes paddles a canoe through a flooded street in his neighborhood, Oct. 15, 2016, in Lumberton, North Carolina. The flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew has been responsible for 26 deaths in the state.
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  • Debris swept downriver by the rising Tar River litter a flooded rail bridge crossing the river from Tarboro into Princeville as the river crests in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, in Tarboro, North Carolina, on Oct. 13, 2016.
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  • Parker Uzzell checks on his property with a kayak after the effects from Hurricane Matthew in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on Oct. 12, 2016.
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  • A rescue team navigates their boat through the flooded streets as the Tar River crests in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, in Princeville, North Carolina, on Oct. 13, 2016.
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  • A National Guard high-water vehicle drives through Nichols, South Carolina, on Oct. 11, 2016.
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  • Marquis Sheffield retrieves clothing from his flooded home after Hurricane Matthew caused severe flooding in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Oct. 13, 2016.
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  • A team from the ASPCA works to bring a dog named Caroline to dry land after rescuing the animal from a nearby home surrounded by floodwater associated with Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 13, 2016, in Lumberton, North Carolina. The society said it has helped nearly 1,000 animals in the Carolinas and Georgia since Hurricane Matthew struck last weekend.
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  • A rescue team transports residents to dry land on October 12, 2016 in Lumberton, North Carolina. Flooding is still expected for days in North Carolina.
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  • Mobile homes are reflected in the flood waters after Hurricane Matthew caused severe flooding in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Oct. 13, 2016.
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  • Residents paddle a canoe to their home to recover items from flood waters as a result of Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina, Oct. 12, 2016.
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  • Residents walk in flood water in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina, Oct. 12, 2016.
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  • Residents hang out on their front porch as a child shoots a bb gun while they seek refuge from flood waters as a result of Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina, Oct. 12, 2016.
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  • Collin Perry and Chelsea Blazer arrive from a vacation October 12, 2016 to find that their home, along the Tar River in Greenville, N.C, had not been impacted by floodwaters associated with Hurricane Matthew.
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  • A man rescues a dog from floodwaters on October 12, 2016 in Lumberton, North Carolina. Hurricane Matthew's heavy rains ended over the weekend, but flooding is still expected for days in North Carolina.
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  • A boat rides through floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina, Oct. 12, 2016.
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  • Eric McClary of West Mulberry Lane checks flood levels after the effects of Hurricane Matthew in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Oct. 12, 2016.
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  • Deacon Junius Shealy checks flood level markings outside St. Mark Church of Christ due to Hurricane Matthew in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Oct. 12, 2016.
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  • Quincy Crawford of West Mulberry walks through the flood waters to his home due to Hurricane Matthew in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Oct. 12, 2016.
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  • Buckley Miller paddles a canoe past a flooded water treatment plant in downtown Lumberton, North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew caused downed trees, power outages and massive flooding along the Lumber River Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016.
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  • Floodwater from Hurricane Matthew surrounds buildings in the southwest end of Goldsboro, North Carolina, Oct. 11, 2016.
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  • A building is inundated with floodwaters on Oct. 10, 2016, in Lumberton, North Carolina.
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  • The roof of a student driver car is pictured partly underwater as a result of Hurricane Matthew in Lumberton, North Carolina, on Oct. 10, 2016.
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  • Residents use rubber containers for their possessions as they evacuate out of downtown during floods from Hurricane Matthew in Nichols, South Carolina, Oct. 10, 2016.
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  • South Carolina Department of Natural Resources officer Gregg Lowery rescues a cat from flood waters from Hurricane Matthew while patrolling for evacuees in Nichols, South Carolina, Oct. 10, 2016.
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  • A man walks his bike under a fence on Bay Street in Savannah, Georgia, which was bent from heavy winds caused by Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 9, 2016.
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  • A man holds on to a traffic sign after trying to swim out to help a stranded truck driver at NC 301 Highway and Tom Starling Road in Hope Mills, North Carolina, on Oct. 9, 2016. Both people were rescued.
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  • A room at the Ocean Jewels Resort is seen two days after being heavily damaged when the roof was ripped off, on Oct. 7, 2016, by Hurricane Matthew as the storm slammed Daytona Beach, Florida.
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  • A utility pole with a no parking sign sits in a a creek after a lake burst its dam because of a deluge from Hurricane Matthew, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on Oct. 10, 2016.
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  • A water restoration trailer is seen at the Residence Inn in Daytona Beach Shores two days after Hurricane Matthew slammed the Daytona Beach, Florida area, on Oct. 7, 2016.
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  • A vehicle drives along Shell Road in Hampton, Virginia, Oct. 9, 2016, after Hurricane Matthew knocked down many trees on Saturday night.
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  • A resident surveys the scene of a washed out road after Hurricane Matthew struck the state, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Oct. 10, 2016.
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  • Kyle Simmons wades through water to check on the home of his grandmother following Hurricane Matthew in Edisto Island, Georgia, Oct. 9, 2016.
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  • People stop to look and take photos of the floodwaters washing over Highway 58 in Nashville, North Carolina, seen from the highway 64 overpass, Oct. 9, 2016.
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  • Cherie Monroe pauses after looking at the roof of her home in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in the Tanglewood subdivision in Port Orange, Florida, Oct. 9, 2016.
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  • South Edgecombe Fire and Rescue workers rescue several dogs that were trapped in homes flooded by rising water from Town Creek in Pinetops, North Carolina, Oct. 9, 2016.
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  • An aerial view of Forest Hills Road and Downing Road in Wilson, North Carolina, Oct. 9, 2016.
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  • Bug Mohani steers his wheelchair along a part of closed A1A highway washed out by Hurricane Matthew in Flagler Beach, Florida, Oct. 9, 2016.
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  • A police officer steps over the remnants of a home leveled by Hurricane Matthew after it hit the tiny beach community of Edisto Beach, S.C., Oct. 8, 2016.
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  • A member of the Pooler Fire Department uses a boat to move residents of homes on Tappan Zee Drive after Hurricane Matthew caused flooding in Pooler, Ga., a suburb of Savannah, Oct. 8, 2016.
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  • A boat sunk by high winds from Hurricane Matthew, sits on the shore of the Halifax River in Ormond Beach, Fla., Oct. 8, 2016.
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  • A laundry machine sits in a flooded section of what used to be a four-lane national scenic byway and is now covered in sand after Hurricane Matthew hit the tiny beach community of Edisto Beach, S.C., Oct. 8, 2016.
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  • A water rescue team heads to shore at the on ramp of MLK Freeway after rescuing Derrick Williams from the flood waters on Robeson Street, Oct. 8, 2016, in Fayetteville, N.C.
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  • A man looks at his neighbor's battered beach house at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Oct. 8, 2016, after Hurricane Matthew passed through Friday.
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  • Debris lies on a portion of the damaged A1A Highway which was closed in Flagler Beach, Fla., Oct. 8, 2016, after pounding surf from Hurricane Matthew which brushed Florida's east coast.
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  • Rudd Long examines an elm tree that fell in front of his home, Oct. 8, 2016 in Savannah, Ga.
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  • A home is surrounded in Hurricane Matthew flood waters, Oct. 7, 2016 on Port Orange, Florida.
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  • A woman who identified herself as Valerie walks along flooded President Street after leaving her homeless camp after Hurricane Matthew caused flooding, Oct. 8, 2016, in Savannah, Georgia.
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  • Flood waters submerge the historic city market area as Hurricane Matthew hits Charleston, South Carolina, Oct. 8, 2016.
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  • A tree and power lines blown over by Hurricane Matthew lay across a road on St. Simons Island, Georgia, Oct. 8, 2016.
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  • A palm tree rests on power lines after high winds moved through the area, Oct. 7, 2016 in Ormond Beach, Florida.
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  • A view of downed tree and damaged power lines in a residential neighborhood, Oct. 8, 2016 in Savannah, Georgia.
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  • Storm surge and rainwater begin to inundate King Steet at the southern-most tip of the city as Hurricane Matthew arrives in Charleston, South Carolina late Oct. 7, 2016.
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  • Debbie Tait, stands behind sand bags in the entrance to her hardware store as the street floods with water from Hurricane Matthew in downtown Brunswick, Georgia, Oct. 7, 2016.
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  • Workers from Davey Tree Service cut up a massive tree that closed Haven Drive in the Ivanhoe District of Orlando, Florida, after winds from Hurricane Matthew pass through, Oct. 7, 2016.
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  • Beach erosion caused by a storm surge is seen after the eye of Hurricane Matthew passed Ormond Beach, Florida, Oct. 7, 2016.
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  • A fallen tree is seen outside a house in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Daytona Beach, Florida, Oct. 7, 2016.
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  • Debbie Tait checks on sand bags in the entrance to her hardware store as the street floods with water from Hurricane Matthew in downtown Brunswick, Ga., Oct. 7, 2016. She and her husband plan on riding the storm out in their store which has been in his family for 90 years. "We're not going anywhere. It's our livelihood," said Tait.
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  • Brian Johns is hit by a wave as he tries to video the effects of Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 7, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla.
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  • A traffic light hangs in an intersection as Hurricane Matthew moves through Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 7, 2016.
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  • A downed tree from high winds rests against a car in a residential community after Hurricane Matthew passed through on Oct. 7, 2016 in Ormond Beach, Florida.
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  • Preston Payne tires to hold his umbrella as he watches the waves near the Tybee pier as Hurricane Matthew makes its way up the East Coast, Oct. 7, 2016, on Tybee Island, Ga.
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  • A billboard canvas flaps in the wind after Hurricane Matthew passed off shore, Oct. 7, 2016, in North Palm Beach, Fla.
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  • An official vehicle navigates debris as it passes along Highway A1A after it was partially washed away by Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 7, 2016, in Flagler Beach, Florida.
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  • Rob Birch checks on his car, which floated out of his driveway as Hurricane Matthew passes through the area, Oct. 7, 2016, in St Augustine, Florida.
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  • Brian Johns walks through water from a storm surge as debris litters the ground during Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 7, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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  • Brian Clarke views storm damage from Hurricane Matthew in the courtyard at the Bay Towers apartments in Titusville, Florida, Oct. 7, 2016.
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  • Wind and water from Hurricane Matthew batter downtown St. Augustine, Florida, Oct. 7, 2016.
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  • A truck negotiates around trees downed by Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 7, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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  • Kaleigh Black, 14, left, and Amber Olsen, 12, run for cover as a squall with rain and wind from the remnants of Hurricane Matthew pelt them as they explore the Cocoa Beach Pier, Oct. 7, 2016, in Cocoa Beach, Fla.
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  • People take shelter at Mainland High School, October 6, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida.
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  • Lailoni Kent, 8, of Lake Worth, screams when the pull of the wave was stronger than she thought while playing on the beach and getting photos with her family, Oct. 6, 2016, in Lantana, Fla.
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  • The first outer bands of rain from Hurricane Matthew pass over downtown Orlando, Fla., Oct. 6, 2016.
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  • Waves pound the Pompano Beach Fishing Pier due to the inclement weather caused by Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 6, 2016, in Pompano beach, Florida.
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  • Commuters make their way through heavy rain in Jacksonville, Florida, Oct. 6, 2016, ahead of Hurricane Matthew.
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  • A sailboarder takes advantage of the strong winds from the approaching Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 6, 2016, on Cocoa Beach, Florida.
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  • Sandbags are seen in front of a business ahead of Hurricane Matthew in Georgetown, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 2016.
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  • Clouds cover the sky over the beach near the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier ahead of Hurricane Matthew in Daytona Beach, Florida, Oct. 6, 2016. Matthew steamed toward Florida with winds of 140 mph Thursday as hundreds of thousands of people across the Southeast boarded up their homes and fled inland to escape the most powerful storm to threaten the Atlantic coast in more than a decade.
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  • Shoppers crowd the entrance as they wait for the Costco store in Altamonte Springs, Florida, to open as central Floridians stock up on supplies ahead of the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 5, 2016.
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  • A loaf of bread is all that was left in the bread aisle of a Wal-Mart supermarket in Kissimmee, Florida as people buy supplies in preparation for the landfall of Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 6, 2016.
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  • Waves crashoff the pilings under the Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier, Oct. 05, 2016, as Hurricane Matthew approaches Jacksonville, Florida.
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  • Nine ships from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, research vessel Walton Smith and a contract vessel take shelter at Naval Air Station Mole Pier as Hurricane Matthew approaches, Oct. 5, 2016, in Key West, Florida.
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  • Cavern Stephenson and Charley Stephenson place shutters on Ocean Drive Suites on Hollywood Beach in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 5, 2016 in Hollywood, Florida.
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  • A house is boarded up at the Isle of Palms Marina on the Isle of Palms, South Carolina, Oct. 5, 2016.
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  • Jeff Beebe, of Cape Canaveral, Florida fills gasoline containers, to be later used for his generator, Oct. 5, 2016, as Hurricane Matthew approaches Florida.
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  • People line up their vehicles at a gas station to fill up in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 4, 2016, in Tybee Island, Georgia.
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  • People in vehicles make an evacuation route over 520 bridge heading west from Merritt Island, Florida, Oct. 5, 2016, as Hurricane Matthew approaches Florida.
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