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Tue May 17, 2011
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For Bayou Residents, Floods Are A Fact Of Life

By opening the Morganza floodway, the Army Corps of Engineers is sending Mississippi water through communities that thousands call home. But, even as they're forced to evacuate, few are blaming the Corps. Those who live along Louisiana's bayous aren't happy about having to fight the river, but say it's something they've grown up with and which they take very seriously.