June 28, 2016 at 06:55PM

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West Virginians are recovering and cleaning up after extreme rains last week caused devastating flooding in parts of the state. The disaster has claimed at least 23 lives and destroyed over a thousand homes.

Jimmy Scott gets a hug from Anna May Watson, left, as they clean up from severe flooding in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., June 24. A deluge of 9 inches of rain on parts of West Virginia destroyed or damaged more than 100 homes and knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses. Scott lost his home to the flood and a fire that consumed his and the homes of several relatives. (Steve Helber/Associated Press)

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