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West Virginia flood: 'I don't think reality has set in yet'

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>> They got Ally, thank God.>> Ally the pitbull rescued from a West Virginia home by the National Guard, along with several puppies trapped for days. Soldiers and first responders going door to door in search of survivors after the state's worst flooding in more than a century killed at least 24 people, including Diana Sanders' husband of 37 years.
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In the clothes, the last clothes I seen him in. I swore I said, you come back to me.
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shful thinking.>> All that's left of their home, the front stairs. The raging Jackson Creek washing their house away with him in it. Rainfall so heavy in one county, the National Weather Service calling it a once in a thousand year event.
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Three counties receiving federal aid, 44 declared a state of emergency. Hundreds of homes damaged or destroyed.>> I don't think reality's even set in yet.>> Crews working around the clock to clear debris, with volunteers bringing food and water as rain fall was expected again Monday in many parts of the sate.