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See Scenes From Hurricane Matthew’s Devastating Trail of Destruction

A look at the hurricane's destruction as it traveled north

Ravaging countries along the Atlantic, from Jamaica to the East Coast of the United States, “monster” Hurricane Matthew lived up to forecasts expecting it to be the strongest hurricane of this season.

Since it first started gaining strength in the Caribbean on Sept. 29, so far it has left more than 522 dead in Haiti, the hardest hit country, and at least 14 in the U.S.

Finally stripped of hurricane status right before dawn-break on Sunday, Hurricane Matthew has caused extensive flooding and left millions without power in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. Here’s a look at how the hurricane moved up the coast.

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