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Recovery a faraway thought for East Texas flood evacuees as more rain is expected

East Texans tried to reach their homes by boat and kayaks Saturday. Others remained pessimistic that the water would recede soon.

An airboat returns with rescued pets in tow as a group of people launch kayaks into floodwaters following significant rainstorms in Coldspring on May 4, 2024.

Willie Rawls poses for a portrait outside of a shelter where people who have evacuated from their homes are staying following significant rainstorms and flooding in Coldspring on May 4, 2024.
John Pruitt, whose home flooded, poses for a portrait at Browder’s Marina following significant rainstorms in an unincorporated area south of Lake Livingston in San Jacinto County on May 4, 2024.

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