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Some Texans surf, some prepare as Tropical Storm Don approaches

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Collin Roche walks out into the Gulf of Mexico to surf as Tropical Storm Don approaches the Texas Gulf Coast on July 29, in North Padre Island, Texas.

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A surfer rides a wave in the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Don approaches on July 29.

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Cameron County Public Works employees distribute sandbags for local residents on July 29 in San Benito, Texas. As Tropical Storm Don crawled through the Gulf of Mexico, South Texas braced for long-awaited rain and what some saw as a practice run for storms to come. Almost all of Texas is in extreme drought, and Don's few inches of rain won't cure that, but at this point any moisture is appreciated.

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Jehu Salas, an employee at Colin DME, a medical supply business stocks up on sand bags as pre-cautionary measures as Tropical Storm Don approaches the Texas coast on July 29.

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A queue of automobiles forms on the Queen Isabella Causeway as San Padre, Texas residents move in land to avoid Tropical Storm Don on July 29.

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