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In the small flood-ravaged town of Springfield, La., Rachel Moriarty waited more than a week for a center where she could apply for emergency food stamps to finally open in the AM-Vets hall — but she's been turned away at the door.This week they are only processing those with the last names beginning with A through D."I don't have a vehicle to get here," she tells a staffer from the state, who replies that due to the volume of applicants in need, there wasn't anything they could do.A defeated...
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