Frank Justice, a 30-year resident of Winn's Branch, is on a list for a federal buyout of flood easement property. He's trying to decide whether he should rebuild, if the government will demolish his home anyway. Residents blame construction of a four-lane U.S. 119 for repeated flooding -- in May 2009 and July 2010 -- of Winn's Branch and Raccoon along John's Creek Aug. 6, 2010, in Pike County, Ky. Photo by Dori Hjalmarson
Frank Justice, a 30-year resident of Winn's Branch, is on a list for a federal buyout of flood easement property. He's trying to decide whether he should rebuild, if the government will demolish his home anyway. Residents blame construction of a four-lane U.S. 119 for repeated flooding -- in May 2009 and July 2010 -- of Winn's Branch and Raccoon along John's Creek Aug. 6, 2010, in Pike County, Ky. Photo by Dori Hjalmarson
Frank Justice, a 30-year resident of Winn's Branch, is on a list for a federal buyout of flood easement property. He's trying to decide whether he should rebuild, if the government will demolish his home anyway. Residents blame construction of a four-lane U.S. 119 for repeated flooding -- in May 2009 and July 2010 -- of Winn's Branch and Raccoon along John's Creek Aug. 6, 2010, in Pike County, Ky. Photo by Dori Hjalmarson

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