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12 Stunning Photos From The Mississippi River Flooding

In case you'd forgotten, what with worrying about the world ending and everything, the Mississippi River has been flooding a huge swath of land encompassing parts of Mississippi and Louisiana.

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OMG LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THIS FREAKING SNAKE! (UPDATED)

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As you may have heard, the Mississippi River is more swollen than it's been in decades and, in an effort to prevent the flooding of New Orleans and Baton Rouge, the Army Corps of Engineers has opened a couple of floodgates diverting a lot of the Mississippi's excess water into rural Louisiana.


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