Louisiana continues to deal with the disastrous affects of historic flooding that killed at least 17 and destroyed about 60,000 homes.

By Leanne Burden Seidel

Leslie Andermann Gallagher surveys the flood damage to her home on Aug. 17 in Sorrento, Louisiana. Last week Louisiana was overwhelmed with flood water causing at least thirteen deaths and thousands of homes damaged by the flood waters.
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