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Hector Duran uses his bike to get through floodwater in Des Plaines, Ill.
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AmeriCorps member Cody Turner directs a hose pumping floodwater back into the Mississippi River in Clarksville, Mo.
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Octavio Castillo paddles a boat down a flooded street to reach his cousin's home in Des Plaines, Ill.
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A worker uses trash bags to keep dry as he wades through floodwater to inspect flood damage to a McDonald's in Des Plaines, Ill.
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A member of the Missouri National Guard stands on a sandbag levee and looks out over floodwater from the Mississippi River.
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A motorist drives through a flooded section of the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago.
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Sgt. First Class Nathan Jeffries of the Missouri National Guard places sandbags on a trouble spot in a temporary levee in Clarksville, Mo.
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A motorist drives through standing water in a flooded underpass in Chicago.
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Houses are seen submerged in floodwater in LaGrange, Mo.
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Workers inspect flood damage inside a vacant commercial building in Des Plaines, Ill.
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