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In photos: Hurricane Matthew's four day rampage of death and destruction

Emergency crews in boats rescued hundreds from floodwaters n North Carolina after former hurricane Matthew flooded much of the U.S. Southeast. Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on Sunday after its rampage through the Caribbean killed nearly 900 people in Haiti and at least 16 people in the United States.

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Local residents walk by closed A1A highway in Flagler Beach, Florida.

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North Carolina National Guardsmen and emergency responders evacuate residents of a flooded Fayetteville, North Carolina.

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Police Chief George Brothers talks on the radio along what used to be a four-lane national byway - now covered in sand in Edisto Beach, S.C.

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A police officer walks past the remnants of a home leveled by Hurricane Matthew of Edisto Beach, S.C.

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Cherie Monroe stands in the sunroom of her home in Port Orange, Florida.

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An airplane lies upside down at the Ormond Beach Municipal Airport in Florida.

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Destroyed houses are seen after Hurricane Matthew in Corail, Haiti.

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Residents pray at a church that was destroyed by hurricane Matthew in Jeremie, Haiti.

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A woman cradles her child at a shelter in Jeremie, Haiti.

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People walk on a street filled with rubble in Jeremie, Haiti.

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