May 24, 2011
Yazoo River backwaters flood this Satartia, Miss., home Monday. Several homes were flooded in the neighborhood. As floodwaters begin receding from their crests, residents wait to see what is left behind.
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The Mississippi River crest has passed through the South, but the misery caused by flooding is far from over. As water recedes, residents from Tennessee to Louisiana face the task of gutting houses soaked in polluted water.