Residents of Louisiana face agonizing wait for flooding

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Published: May 23, 2011
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BUTTE LAROSE, La. — Louisiana residents in the path of diverted floodwaters from the bloated Mississippi River kept up an agonizing vigil as hundreds of homes outside levees are threatened by the slow-moving surge that has swamped houses as high as the rooftops in Mississippi.
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