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Photographs by Kay Matsan and Tyrone Turner

"We had just landscaped and put the pool in about two weeks before Ivan hit," says Kay Matsan of the home she and husband Tom shared near Pensacola, Florida. But Hurricane Ivan's ripping winds and surging seas demolished the upscale Grande Lagoon neighborhood, leaving possessions scattered and lives shredded. Many have yet to return to the neighborhood as they battle insurance companies in court for compensation.
Photo Fast Facts
Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 17-35mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/15 @ f/4

Weather Conditions: Clear
Time of Day: Sunset
Lighting Techniques: Available light
Special Equipment or Comments: I rested my camera on the railing of a balcony overlooking the scene.

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