Victor Matuz and Iris Amador lost most of their possessions to the flooding. Because they lack legal status, they don’t qualify for assistance from FEMA. Adrian Florido/NPR hide caption
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As the water rose on their first floor apartment, Rosa Sosa and her family fled to a vacant unit on the second floor. They watched in horror as it continued to rise, as it swallowed most of the cars in the parking lot that rings their sprawling two-story complex, as it stuck around, stubbornly, even after the rain stopped.
The family waited nearly two days for the floodwaters to recede. When they finally returned home, they found all of their possessions destroyed,
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