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May 8, 2011 in Nation/World
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Above: Joe Bledsoe paddles a boat through his neighborhood Saturday in Bogota, Tenn.

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Left: Reggie Smith wears a sandbag on his head in an effort to keep his head dry in a steady rain as he works to fill sandbags outside the RiverTown condominiums on Mud Island in Memphis, Tenn., on Saturday.