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The nearly four-year drought in southeast Colorado has been compared to the Dust Bowl. Such comparisons are no longer exaggerations, they are accurate descriptions. The drought has dried up pastures, blown in tumbleweeds that pile into tall hills, and brought in intense dust storms that strip the area of topsoil. (Photos by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post)

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    Well. This is scary. =( I didn’t know it had gotten this bad.
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    I’ve actually witnessed this. My grandma used to live down there before her husband died and she couldn’t stand being...