It can be difficult to make a picture of folks waiting for something to happen. I can't help but hope that we keep waiting, and that the oil never strikes land.
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A worker helps clean the beach of debris as it is prepared for possible contamination from the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on May 3, 2010 in Pass Christian, Mississippi. Oil is still leaking out of the Deepwater Horizon wellhead at an estimated rate of 1,000-5,000 barrels a day.