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Escaping the Houston floods

An evacuee holding two dogs reacts after his rescue by Texas National Guardsmen in Cypress Creek, Houston. U.S. Army National Guard/Capt. Martha Nigrelle/Handout via REUTERS

An evacuee holding two dogs reacts after his rescue by Texas National Guardsmen in Cypress Creek, Houston. U.S. Army National Guard/Capt. Martha Nigrelle/Handout via REUTERS

An evacuee holding two dogs reacts after his rescue by Texas National Guardsmen in Cypress Creek, Houston. U.S. Army National Guard/Capt. Martha Nigrelle/Handout via REUTERS
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Residents use boats to evacuate flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road east Houston. 


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Residents use boats to evacuate flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Residents use boats to evacuate flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A military helicopter and personnel rescue a stranded resident in east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A military helicopter and personnel rescue a stranded resident in east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A military helicopter and personnel rescue a stranded resident in east Houston, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A woman holds her dog as she arrives to high ground along Tidwell Road in east Houston. 


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A woman holds her dog as she arrives to high ground along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman holds her dog as she arrives to high ground along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Residents wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Residents wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Residents wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Samaritans help push a boat with evacuees to high ground  along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Samaritans help push a boat with evacuees to high ground along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Samaritans help push a boat with evacuees to high ground along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A man wades through flood waters while helping evacuate a boy in east Houston. 

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A man wades through flood waters while helping evacuate a boy in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man wades through flood waters while helping evacuate a boy in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A policeman carries a young girl as her family follows after they fled their home along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A policeman carries a young girl as her family follows after they fled their home along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A policeman carries a young girl as her family follows after they fled their home along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Andrew Mitchell helps his neighbor Beverly Johnson onto a rescue boat in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Andrew Mitchell helps his neighbor Beverly Johnson onto a rescue boat in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Andrew Mitchell helps his neighbor Beverly Johnson onto a rescue boat in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Volunteer Ray Marino (L), and evacuees Charles Hayes, Paisleigh Mitchell, 3, and Taylor Mitchell, ride in the back of a civilian owned military vehicle in Houston. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Volunteer Ray Marino (L), and evacuees Charles Hayes, Paisleigh Mitchell, 3, and Taylor Mitchell, ride in the back of a civilian owned military vehicle in Houston. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Volunteer Ray Marino (L), and evacuees Charles Hayes, Paisleigh Mitchell, 3, and Taylor Mitchell, ride in the back of a civilian owned military vehicle in Houston. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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Residents sit on the bed of a tow truck after being rescued in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Residents sit on the bed of a tow truck after being rescued in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Residents sit on the bed of a tow truck after being rescued in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A woman holds a girl as her family arrives to high ground by boat along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman holds a girl as her family arrives to high ground by boat along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman holds a girl as her family arrives to high ground by boat along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A family carries their belongings and a dog while evacuating  along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A family carries their belongings and a dog while evacuating along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A family carries their belongings and a dog while evacuating along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Domenique Scales (C) wipes tears from her face after being rescued in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Domenique Scales (C) wipes tears from her face after being rescued in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Domenique Scales (C) wipes tears from her face after being rescued in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A civilian-owned military vehicle drives through floodwaters performing search and rescue in Houston. 


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A civilian-owned military vehicle drives through floodwaters performing search and rescue in Houston. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

A civilian-owned military vehicle drives through floodwaters performing search and rescue in Houston. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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Isiah Courtney carries his dog Bruce through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Isiah Courtney carries his dog Bruce through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Isiah Courtney carries his dog Bruce through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Isiah Courtney and his one-year-old daughter Aubry wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Isiah Courtney and his one-year-old daughter Aubry wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Isiah Courtney and his one-year-old daughter Aubry wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A woman and her daughter wade through flood waters after being rescued in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A woman and her daughter wade through flood waters after being rescued in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A woman and her daughter wade through flood waters after being rescued in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Laquanta Edwards holds her one year old daughter Ladaja (R) and nine-month-old son LaDarius after they arrived to high ground by boat along Tidwell Road in east Houston. 
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Laquanta Edwards holds her one year old daughter Ladaja (R) and nine-month-old son LaDarius after they arrived to high ground by boat along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Laquanta Edwards holds her one year old daughter Ladaja (R) and nine-month-old son LaDarius after they arrived to high ground by boat along Tidwell Road in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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An elderly woman in a wheelchair is rescued in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

An elderly woman in a wheelchair is rescued in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

An elderly woman in a wheelchair is rescued in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A woman holds her child after arriving to high ground along Tidwell Road. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman holds her child after arriving to high ground along Tidwell Road. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman holds her child after arriving to high ground along Tidwell Road. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Two dogs are seen in a kennel after being rescued from the flood waters in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Two dogs are seen in a kennel after being rescued from the flood waters in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Two dogs are seen in a kennel after being rescued from the flood waters in east Houston. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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An elderly woman is helped after being rescued by a boat in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An elderly woman is helped after being rescued by a boat in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An elderly woman is helped after being rescued by a boat in east Houston. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Residents wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place. 

REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Residents wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Residents wade through flood waters in Beaumont Place. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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