Swans Swim Past Houses on a Flooded Residential Street

Swans Swim Past Houses on a Flooded Residential Street

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Swans pass houses as they swim along a flooded residential street in Thorpe, U.K. The Association of British Insurers put the cost of the floods at Christmas and the New Year at 426 million pounds, most of which will hurt insurance company's 2013 earnings.