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Waynetta Lawrie (left), of Tulsa, Okla., stands with others at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City in 2007, during a demonstration by several Cherokee Freedmen and their supporters. AP hide caption

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Whitlee Hurd, the mother of five children, walks through her damaged home in northeast Houston. "This is my child's room but I can't have them sleep here now because the window is open," she says. "We told the maintenance man but he won't help us." Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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(Left) Flooded neigborhoods can be seen in New Orleans in 2005. (Right) Flooded homes are shown near Lake Houston following Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 30. Kyle Niemi/U.S. Coast Guard;Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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An orange clownfish, Amphiprion percula, lives in symbiosis with a host anemone on the Great Barrier Reef. Alejandro Usobiaga/Scientific Reports hide caption

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Larry Koser Jr. (left) and his son, Matthew, look for important papers and heirlooms inside his house after it was flooded by heavy rains from Hurricane Harvey. Erich Schlegel/Getty Images hide caption

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Insurers Gear Up For Deluge Of Claims, Hope To Avoid Sandy Repeat

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(Left) Mabel Rozier, 78, has been in Houston for 2 1/2 years. The night the hurricane hit, she had planned to stay in her apartment. She was on the third floor and was eventually rescued by boat. (Right) Samina Kasin is from Pakistan and is vice principal of the mosque's weekend school. She has been volunteering by organizing donations, cooking and cleaning. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Ghulam Siddique, a goat herder from Pakistan's Sindh province, has been forced to increase the price of his goats to offset the rising cost of the animals' feed. Amar Guriro for NPR hide caption

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Locals have been tweeting photos of fire ant colonies drifting aimlessly in the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey. Juan DeLeon/Icon Sportswire/Getty Images hide caption

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