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Freak snowstorm paralyzes US South

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The usually balmy US South was paralyzed Wednesday by a freak snowstorm that forced thousands of children to shelter in schools overnight and left thousands of motorists stranded on icy roads. 

Abandoned vehicles line an exit ramp along I-75 South during the winter storm on January 29, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia

Schools were closed Wednesday in towns and cities across the region, as authorities struggled to shake off Tuesday's unusual snowfall and freezing temperatures.

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