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Entire Towns Disappear In Hurricane Ike's Wrath

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As frustrations mount over delays in providing basic supplies to survivors of Hurricane Ike, the first glimpses of previously inaccessible areas revealed a string of ghost towns reduced to rubble.

Until Monday, authorities prevented residents and media from entering or flying over areas of the Bolivar Peninsula, a sliver of sand that sits across Galveston Bay from the city of Galveston.

Bolivar may have been the hardest hit by Ike's 110 mph winds and estimated 16-foot storm surge. Towns all along the peninsula were virtually flattened by the treacherous winds, rain and floods from Hurricane Ike.

Read the whole story at ABC News

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