15 of 50: Leon Truong looks over the remains of his mother Kathy Tran's hurricane ravaged home, where only a staircase is left standing, in the aftermath Hurricane Ike in Oak Island, Texas, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008. Oak Island, a coast community of fishermen and retirees, was nearly wiped out by Hurricane Ike. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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