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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK - Melissa Metzler walks out of the Cambridge neighborhood Wednesday in LaPlace carrying her 2-year-old daughter Brianna.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Richard Born is escorted by Red Cross worker Brandi Lozier, right, at the medical shelter at LSU's Carl Maddox Field House on Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK --Mud surrounds boats in the Delcambre Canal Wednesday after high winds from the north from Hurricane Isaac pushed the water out of the canal.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- A tree felled by Hurricane Isaac knocked over power lines along Patterson Road in Springfield Wednesday morning, Aug. 29, 2012, but emergency workers were able to clear the tree from the road.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK - Residents of LaPlace's Cambridge neighborhood flee rising flood waters associated with Hurricane Isaac.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- A large oak tree struck this home in the 5600 block of St. Charles Street in uptown New Orleans. Hurricane Isaac toppled trees, causing power outages throughout the area.

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  • Advocate file photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- Residents of Laplace's Cambridge neighborhood flee rising floodwater caused by Hurricane Isaac, which crossed into Louisiana Aug. 28. It was one of the major weather events of 2012 and left widespread flooding around southeast Louisiana.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- Aiden Harris, 17, clears debris from a drain near his house on Plum Street in New Orleans.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- Keilani Brown, who is 8 months pregnant, is rescued from her home Wednesday on a air bed from her Cambridge neighborhood in LaPlace with help from Walker Russell.

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  • Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- A tree felled by Hurricane Isaac rests on power lines along Blood River Road in Springfield Wednesday morning. Emergency workers were able to clear the tree from the road.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Through the debris covered road, residents begin to run down Ingleside Drive as the rain starts and the wind pick up.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- Lorraine James looks for family member after she was rescued from her home in the Cambridge Neighborhood of LaPlace.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Ambulances and emergency vehicles sit parked and ready at the medical shelter at LSU's Carl Maddox Field House Wednesday, ready for special needs patients.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- Hurricane Isaac caused wide spread flooding in LaPlace sending Kaelen Washington, 7, front, Nadi Hart holding Madison Picou, 1, and Kiana Washington to flee their home. The family member were at a shelter waiting to see if friends could put them up for the night.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- The medical shelter at LSU's Carl Maddox Field House had 83 special needs patients as of 5 p.m. Wednesday, said Susan Bailey, Emergency Medical Services designated regional coordinator.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- Sisters Blair Falgout, 17, and Allie Falgout, 4, ride an ATV through the debris-covered streets of Erath on Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- As "Beau" the yellow lab watches, Ashley Heyer-Casey takes pictures of a tree that fell across Westdale Drive, near Avondale Drive, at Webb Park Memorial Golf Course as Hurricane Isaac hits the Baton Rouge area. DPW's Joshua Rogers, orange vest, is in the Gradall vehicle waiting to push the tree off the road after it gets cut up enough.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- Caden Broussard, 9, and Patrick Pitre walk through the high winds along the dock in Delcambre Wednesday as they check out moored fishing boats. Many boats sat against the muddy bottom of the canal after high winds from Hurricane Isaac forced the water out of the canal.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- Wallace Bourne makes his way to a school bus after being rescued from his flooded home in LaPlace.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- Helen Blouin holds on tight to Sgt. Julius Cage with the Louisiana National Guard as she is off loaded at a shelter in La Place.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- As a large seafood-boiling pot catches rainwater, Marcus Michelli, of Central, points out where a large limb from a storm-felled oak tree pierced a bedroom ceiling Wednesday at his family's home on Lily Valley Drive. Winds from Hurricane Isaac caused the damage.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Department of Public Works workers Antoine Bennett, left, Quentin LeDuff, right, and Vercie Gibson, background, slice up a tree that fell across Westdale Drive, near Avondale Drive, at Webb Park Memorial Golf Course on Tuesday as Hurricane Isaac hit the Baton Rouge area. DPW's Joshua Rogers is in the Gradall vehicle waiting to push the tree off the road after it gets cut up enough.

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --LSU students Matt Turner, 23, left, hammers in wooden stakes to hold plastic sheeting down as friends Martin McAllister, 21, center and Cory Smith, 26, right, slide down the levee near LSU as Hurricane Isaac hit Baton Rouge with wind and rain Wednesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- A large oak tree crushed the carport and other parts of the home of World War II veteran Herbert Gomez, Sr., 94, on Goodland Drive in Central on Wednesday. The damage was a result of the effects Hurricane Isaac had in the Baton Rouge metro area.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, left, visits with Riverbend Nursing & Rehab Center resident Evans Brasset Sr., 92, moments before Brasset is evacuated to the Belle Chase Naval Air Station in Plaquemines Parish Wedneday because of Hurricane Isaac's rising water.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Suzanne Hamilton, left, director of both the Ascension Counseling Center and the emergency shelter at Dutchtown High School, discusses the arrival of storm victims Wednesday as volunteer Barbara Templet listens.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- From left, Sam Payne, Stacey Lomas and Chiquita Lomas talk Wednesday about their decision to seek emergency shelter from Hurricane Isaac at Dutchtown High School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Pete Boudreaux talks about the water oak limb that fell and took out a power line on St. Rose Avenue early Wednesday as Baton Rouge began to fell the effect of Hurricane Isaac's winds.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Dub Lee leaves Garden District Coffee on Perkins Road as Wayne Womack enjoys his coffee and reads a book Wednesday morning as Hurricane Isaac makes its way to Baton Rouge. The coffee shop's owner, David Welsh, said business was slow early Wednesday but he didn't regret staying open.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- Boats are stuck in the muddy bottom of the Delcambre Canal on Wednesday after high winds from the north from Hurricane Isaac pushed water out of the canal.

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