KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC - AUGUST 27: Residents wade through floodwater as they survey damage to the town resulting from Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Hurricane ... more 
KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC - AUGUST 27: Residents wade through floodwater as they survey damage to the town resulting from Hurricane Irene on August 27, 2011 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Hurricane Irene hit Dare County, which sits along the Outer Banks and includes the vacation towns of Nags Head, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, as a category one hurricane around mid-day today causing wind damage and flooding. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) less 
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