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DRYING TIMES: Scenes From the Drought
Dead Grass

The Drought of 1999 is most often measured in rainfall, water levels and crop loss. But the impact is just as clear in back yards, gardens and rural homes across the region. For some, the only things growing seem to be anxiety and frustration.

Duncan Seguin Pentola Pearson
In Gaithersburg, burnout strikes another lawn.

Photos by Reginald A. Pearman Jr. Text by John P. Martin

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