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The Incredibly Unnecessary Umbrella

In this photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, a man wades through the waterlogged street in Yujiang county, in central China's Jiangxi province, on Sunday. Zhou Mi/AP Photo/Xinhua hide caption

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Zhou Mi/AP Photo/Xinhua

This photo caught my eye in this morning's paper. I get that it's raining, but does this man really need an umbrella while walking chest-deep in floodwaters?