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Rodney Young, left, and Lesly Hazzard hose off towels they're using to clean mud from a flood-damage house that Young owns on Friday, June 28, 2013, in Fort Plain, N.Y. Severe flooding caused by the spring and early summer's persistent rains damaged houses, closed roads and forced people to flee their homes Friday in New York's Mohawk Valley. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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