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Riding out the storm as Irma surges towards Bahamas

Theodore Major heard the call to evacuate loud and clear as Hurricane Irma tore towards the Bahamas but he's staying put on his island, even if it means putting his life at risk. "Yeah, well, I will take my chances," said Major, who is normally a professional diver on the sun-drenched island of Inagua. "I stayed to ride out the storm... I just don't want to leave my home.
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