Floodwaters from the Yazoo river surround this farm house after it's levee failed near Yazoo City, Miss., Thursday, May 19, 2011. The water is expected to crest on Thursday. For thousands of people ... more 
Floodwaters from the Yazoo river surround this farm house after it's levee failed near Yazoo City, Miss., Thursday, May 19, 2011. The water is expected to crest on Thursday. For thousands of people forced from their homes by the rising Mississippi River, life has become a tedious waiting game: waiting for meals at shelters, waiting for the latest word on their flooded homes, waiting for the river to fall. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Dave Martin
Thu, May 19, 2011 7:46 PM EDT