The Louisiana Floods Through The Eyes of Local Photographer Don Green

Louisiana-based photographer Don Green gives Essence an exclusive look at the destructive floods in Baton Rouge, which have displaced thousands and destroyed homes and businesses. 

Natasha Hatendi Aug, 18, 2016

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A Baton Rouge resident, beside herself with grief caused by the devastating flood waters that have destroyed many lives.

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Community members stepping in to help families out of dangerous flood waters.

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Family of three surrounded by water due to mass flooding in Baton Rouge

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Unprecedented flooding has left people stranded in their homes.

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A group of three men using a river boat to provide transport service out of flood waters for local residents.

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Community members using a river boat to transport residents from their flooded homes to dry land.

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A man stranded on a sidewalk bench, trying to keep out of dangerous flood water.

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Furniture that has been swept up by the flood waters which have destroyed hundreds of homes.

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Three women helping each other find their way to safety.

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A man standing outside his home, with a few personal belongings he was able to save from the flood.

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