Jon Gertner

Contributing Writer, New York Times Magazine

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Contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine

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After a year with almost no rain in Southern California, almost a million people have been forced from their homes in just four days.

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After a year with almost no rain in Southern California, almost a million people have been forced from their homes in just four days.

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