Ron Ellis of Augusta, Ga., hugs Monica Baldwin, a navigator with Christ Community Health, after she helped him sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Phil Galewitz/KHN hide caption

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Chief of Police George Brothers walks along what used to be a four-lane national scenic byway that's now covered in sand after Hurricane Matthew hit the beach community of Edisto Beach, S.C., Saturday. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall In S.C.; 'Serious Inland Flooding' Reported

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People bike on the beach ahead of Hurricane Matthew in Atlantic Beach, Fla., on Wednesday. Droves of people in the U.S. have begun evacuating coastal areas ahead of the storm, which tracked a deadly path through the Caribbean in a maelstrom of wind, mud and water. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A satellite image shows Tropical Storm Hermine forming in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday. The storm is expected to make landfall north of Tampa late Thursday night or early Friday morning, the National Hurricane Center says. NASA/NOAA GOES Project hide caption

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