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Syrian Family Escapes the War, Only to Face Louisiana Flood

Twenty thousand people have been rescued from unprecedented flooding in the southern state of Louisiana's capital, the governor said Tuesday. Most of those rescues were made by the National Guard and state authorities, but city residents with boats, trucks and kayaks have taken it upon themselves to help out.  "A tremendous response by the people of Louisiana taking care of their own," said Governor John Bel Edwards. Danielle Mesman, a resident of Baton Rouge's...

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