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Bahamas battered by Hurricane Matthew

The congregation of the now destroyed United Fellowship Outreach Ministries International hold an impromptu prayer service in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

The congregation of the now destroyed United Fellowship Outreach Ministries International hold an impromptu prayer service in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

The congregation of the now destroyed United Fellowship Outreach Ministries International hold an impromptu prayer service in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer
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A woman and a child hold hands as they walk into their flooded house in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A woman and a child hold hands as they walk into their flooded house in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A woman and a child hold hands as they walk into their flooded house in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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People take wet belongings out of their house to dry in the sun in the South Beach area near Nassau. 
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People take wet belongings out of their house to dry in the sun in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People take wet belongings out of their house to dry in the sun in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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People walk under a broken Kentucky Fried Chicken sign that blew over in Nassau, Bahamas. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People walk under a broken Kentucky Fried Chicken sign that blew over in Nassau, Bahamas. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People walk under a broken Kentucky Fried Chicken sign that blew over in Nassau, Bahamas. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A congregant of the Miracle of Faith Church of God asseses the damage in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A congregant of the Miracle of Faith Church of God asseses the damage in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A congregant of the Miracle of Faith Church of God asseses the damage in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A gas station on Bay Street is toppled in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

A gas station on Bay Street is toppled in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

A gas station on Bay Street is toppled in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer
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A lone boat survives the destruction of the marina at The Royal Sailing Club in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer .

A lone boat survives the destruction of the marina at The Royal Sailing Club in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer .

A lone boat survives the destruction of the marina at The Royal Sailing Club in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer .
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People carry wet possessions out of a flooded house in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People carry wet possessions out of a flooded house in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People carry wet possessions out of a flooded house in the South Beach area near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Residents of Grove West walk through flooded streets in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

Residents of Grove West walk through flooded streets in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

Residents of Grove West walk through flooded streets in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer
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A boat sits washed up along the shore after breaking free of its mooring on the island of Exuma. REUTERS/Reno Curling

A boat sits washed up along the shore after breaking free of its mooring on the island of Exuma. REUTERS/Reno Curling

A boat sits washed up along the shore after breaking free of its mooring on the island of Exuma. REUTERS/Reno Curling
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A man uses a machete to chop wood to open up a flooded road near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A man uses a machete to chop wood to open up a flooded road near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A man uses a machete to chop wood to open up a flooded road near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Members of the United Fellowship Ministries International Church hold an impromptu prayer service in the destroyed remains of their church in South Beach near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Members of the United Fellowship Ministries International Church hold an impromptu prayer service in the destroyed remains of their church in South Beach near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Members of the United Fellowship Ministries International Church hold an impromptu prayer service in the destroyed remains of their church in South Beach near Nassau. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A boat lies on Eastern Road near Fort Montague.
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A boat lies on Eastern Road near Fort Montague. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

A boat lies on Eastern Road near Fort Montague. REUTERS/Dante Carrer
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A stray dog looks over the remains of the Royal Sailing Club's docks in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

A stray dog looks over the remains of the Royal Sailing Club's docks in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

A stray dog looks over the remains of the Royal Sailing Club's docks in Nassau. REUTERS/Dante Carrer
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The congregation of the now destroyed United Fellowship Outreach Ministries International hold an impromptu prayer service. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

The congregation of the now destroyed United Fellowship Outreach Ministries International hold an impromptu prayer service. REUTERS/Dante Carrer

The congregation of the now destroyed United Fellowship Outreach Ministries International hold an impromptu prayer service. REUTERS/Dante Carrer
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