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When the Wells Run Dry: California Neighbors Cope in Drought

Rancher Steve Drumright looks toward his cattle, grazing on a barren hillside in Tulare County, outside of Porterville, Calif, on July 2, 2015. Drumright's herd is forced to search the parched Tulare County hills for the dwindling vegetation as California endures a fourth year of drought. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Rancher Steve Drumright looks toward his cattle, grazing on a barren hillside in Tulare County, outside of Porterville, Calif, on July 2, 2015. Drumright's herd is forced to search the parched Tulare County hills for the dwindling vegetation as California endures a fourth year of drought. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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