NAGS HEAD, NC - AUGUST 25: J.C. Baker (R) and Andy Sullivan help to board up a home along North Carolina's Outer Banks August 25, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. Dare County, which includes Nags ... more 
NAGS HEAD, NC - AUGUST 25: J.C. Baker (R) and Andy Sullivan help to board up a home along North Carolina's Outer Banks August 25, 2011 in Nags Head, North Carolina. Dare County, which includes Nags Head, has ordered a mandatory evacuation of an estimated 150,000 tourists effective this morning as Hurricane Irene strengthens and moves closer. Residents of the town were given until Friday to evacuate. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) less 
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