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Hurricane Michael's devastation from above

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase
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Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen during a post-Hurricane Michael flight by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen during a post-Hurricane Michael flight by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn...more

Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen during a post-Hurricane Michael flight by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS
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Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase
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Aerial photo shows a boat destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018.  Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Aerial photo shows a boat destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Aerial photo shows a boat destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase
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Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase
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Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS
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Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS
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Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase

Aerial photo shows damaged and destroyed homes in Mexico Beach, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Dronebase
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Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS
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Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/Handout via REUTERS
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Aerial photo shows homes washed away after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, October 11.  Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Aerial photo shows homes washed away after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Aerial photo shows homes washed away after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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A boat destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

A boat destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

A boat destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Sailboats destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Sailboats destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Sailboats destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Homes swept off their foundations in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes swept off their foundations in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes swept off their foundations in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen in an aerial photograph, taken during a post-Hurricane Michael flight the U.S. Coast Guard over Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018.   


U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 1st Class Colin Hunt/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen in an aerial photograph, taken during a post-Hurricane Michael flight the U.S. Coast Guard over Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 1st Class Colin Hunt/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen in an aerial photograph, taken during a post-Hurricane Michael flight the U.S. Coast Guard over Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 1st Class Colin Hunt/via REUTERS
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Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen during a post-Hurricane Michael flight by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations near Panama City, October 11, 2018.   

   
U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen during a post-Hurricane Michael flight by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen during a post-Hurricane Michael flight by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations near Panama City, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS
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Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. 
    

U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 1st Class Colin Hunt/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 1st Class Colin Hunt/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings are seen in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 1st Class Colin Hunt/via REUTERS
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Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018.    


U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS
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Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018.     

U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS
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Boats under a destroyed building are seen during a post-Hurricane Michael flight near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. 


U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Boats under a destroyed building are seen during a post-Hurricane Michael flight near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Boats under a destroyed building are seen during a post-Hurricane Michael flight near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS
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Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. 


U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS
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Part of a damaged road near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. 


U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Part of a damaged road near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Part of a damaged road near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS
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Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. 


U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS

Damaged and destroyed buildings near Panama City, Florida, October 11, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Glenn Fawcett/via REUTERS
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Aerial photo shows homes destroyed after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Aerial photo shows homes destroyed after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Aerial photo shows homes destroyed after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Boats laying among the debris from homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11. 

Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Boats laying among the debris from homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Boats laying among the debris from homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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A collapsed roof over a boat storage building in Panama City Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018.


Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

A collapsed roof over a boat storage building in Panama City Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

A collapsed roof over a boat storage building in Panama City Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. 

Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Debris from homes destroyed blocks a road in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018.  


Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Debris from homes destroyed blocks a road in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Debris from homes destroyed blocks a road in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Debris near the small town of Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018.


Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Debris near the small town of Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Debris near the small town of Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Debris strewn over streets in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. 


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Debris strewn over streets in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Duke Energy/via REUTERS

Debris strewn over streets in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Duke Energy/via REUTERS
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A capsized boat is seen during a U.S. Coast Guard aerial assessment of coastal areas near Apalachicola, October 11, 2018. 

U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson/via REUTERS

A capsized boat is seen during a U.S. Coast Guard aerial assessment of coastal areas near Apalachicola, October 11, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson/via REUTERS

A capsized boat is seen during a U.S. Coast Guard aerial assessment of coastal areas near Apalachicola, October 11, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson/via REUTERS
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Homes destroyed after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018.

 Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Homes destroyed after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Debris fills a lot where rows of homes were ripped from foundations in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018.   

Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Debris fills a lot where rows of homes were ripped from foundations in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS

Debris fills a lot where rows of homes were ripped from foundations in Mexico Beach, October 11, 2018. Chris O'Meara/Pool via REUTERS
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Damaged houses near Apalachicola, October 11, 2018. 

U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson/via REUTERS

Damaged houses near Apalachicola, October 11, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson/via REUTERS

Damaged houses near Apalachicola, October 11, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson/via REUTERS
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Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. 


Courtesy James E. Wyatt/U.S. Customs and Border Protection/via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Courtesy James E. Wyatt/U.S. Customs and Border Protection/via REUTERS

Homes destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Courtesy James E. Wyatt/U.S. Customs and Border Protection/via REUTERS
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Homes and businesses destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Courtesy James E. Wyatt/U.S. Customs and Border Protection/via REUTERS

Homes and businesses destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Courtesy James E. Wyatt/U.S. Customs and Border Protection/via REUTERS

Homes and businesses destroyed in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Courtesy James E. Wyatt/U.S. Customs and Border Protection/via REUTERS
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Aerial photo shows homes and businesses destroyed after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. 


Courtesy James E. Wyatt/U.S. Customs and Border Protection/via REUTERS

Aerial photo shows homes and businesses destroyed after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Courtesy James E. Wyatt/U.S. Customs and Border Protection/via REUTERS

Aerial photo shows homes and businesses destroyed after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach, Florida, October 11, 2018. Courtesy James E. Wyatt/U.S. Customs and Border Protection/via REUTERS
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