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23 Instagrams Of People In Colorado Dealing With Torrential Floods As Best They Can

Scary, incredible photos following the record-breaking rains in Colorado.

Posted on September 17, 2013, at 11:35 a.m. ET

The worst of the flooding has stopped in Colorado, but the region has been torn apart by surging water.

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Some Coloradans were able to kayak through their towns.

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They suited up to brave the weather.

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Hoping to splash in puddles before things got worse.

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Before rising waters and mud swallowed 17 different counties of Colorado.

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Some Coloradans quickly jumped at the chance to help as the rain cleared.

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And for some the flooding made travel impossible.

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And, well, some decided to make the best of not being able to get anywhere...

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And a surprising amount of Coloradans braved the rain to say "I do."

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More than 11,000 Coloradans were evacuated.

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And over 1,000 residents lost their homes.

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And are now trying to rebuild and salvage what's left.

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