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In pictures: Inside a flood-ravaged, uninhabitable Calgary home

Prominent Calgary businessman George Gosbee gives Globe and Mail staff a tour inside his downtown home weeks after the area was hit by heavy flooding

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George Gosbee is seen at his home in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, July 11, 2013. The property, located near downtown Calgary, suffered extensive damage during the flood. Weeks after the disaster, a collection of work trucks and torn tree branches remain scattered across his mud-caked lawn.

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Outside Gosbee’s house is an assortment of destroyed posessions and housing supplies awaiting to be deposited in a 10-tonne red bin in the yard on Thursday, July 11, 2013. “That’s our seventh bin. That means we’ve already hauled out 60 tonnes of stuff,” Gosbee says.

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Gosbee estimates how high the flood waters rose against his house with a hand gesture on Thursday, July 11, 2013.

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Cleanup efforts continue on Gosbee’s property on Thursday, July 11, 2013, weeks after the Calgary flooding. A high water mark is visible about halfway up his garage.

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Loose wires are pictured Thursday, July 11, 2013 hanging down from all directions of Gosbee’s basement ceiling, the area of his home that was hit hardest by the floods. Walls have been taken down to the studs.

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The flooring in Gosbee’s basement has been reduced to dirt and uneven patches, resembling a do-it-yourself project gone terribly wrong, on Thursday, July 11, 2013.

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Massive holes in some parts of Gosbee’s flooring harbour dried-out dirt. His home of 12 years, pictured on Thursday, July 11, 2013, has been inspected and red-coded by the city, meaning it is will likely be torn down.

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