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Richard Schafer navigates a boat past a flooded home on August 15, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Record-breaking rains pelted Louisiana over the weekend leaving the city with historic levels of flooding that have caused at least seven deaths and damaged thousands of homes.
Richard Schafer navigates a boat past a flooded home on August 15, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Record-breaking rains pelted Louisiana over the weekend leaving the city with historic levels of flooding that have caused at least seven deaths and damaged thousands of homes.

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Why the Cajun Navy went to Texas

The Cajun Navy is a grassroots group of volunteers from Louisiana, founded after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region in 2005. When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas, they headed west.

Why the Cajun Navy went to Texas

The Cajun Navy is a grassroots group of volunteers from Louisiana, founded after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region in 2005. When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas, they headed west.