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Kenny Babb walks down a staircase on his flooded property as the Little River continues to rise in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Coastal residents may have to accept floods as part of life. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Experts Warn Some Coastal Residents Should Consider Rebuilding Inland

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Members of a swift water rescue team check a submerged vehicle stranded in floodwaters caused by the tropical storm Florence in New Bern, N.C., on Sept. 15. Chris Seward/AP hide caption

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'I Lost Literally Everything': Historic Town Cleans Up After Catastrophic Flooding

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Hurricane Florence: The Latest

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Hurricane Florence Approaches The Carolinas

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Gulf Coast Residents Already Feeling Impact Of Tropical Storm Gordon

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The World Says Goodbye To Aretha Franklin, The 'Queen Of Soul'

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Remembering The Queen Of Soul In Detroit

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News Brief: DOJ Sides Against Harvard, Remembering John McCain And Aretha Franklin

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Detroit Says Goodbye To Aretha Franklin

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Dressing For A Queen: Aretha Franklin Fans Pay Tribute To The Late Singer

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Fans of Aretha Franklin attend a viewing for the soul music legend at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday in Detroit. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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'She Was Our Queen': Fans Pay Their Final Respects To Aretha Franklin

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High Fashion Meets Southern Hospitality

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Charlottesville Marks One Year Since Deadly White Supremacist Rally

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Peter Reijmers, 29, of Charlottesville, lays flowers at a memorial on 4th Street SE where Heather Heyer was killed last August. Justin T. Gellerson for NPR hide caption

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'Unite The Right' Rally Forced Charlottesville To Rethink Town's Racial History

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Susan Bro stands on 4th Street Southeast in Charlottesville, Va., where where her daughter, Heather Heyer, was killed. Heyer died in August 2017 during a violent white nationalist rally. Justin T. Gellerson for NPR hide caption

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Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer's Mother Picks Up Her Baton

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