Clip Contest Winners: 2011: August: 2011_08_06_01_02

First Place | Photo StoryShawn Rocco, News & ObserverElla Clark, left, and her family look up and wave at the news helicopters circling Nags Head as her family prepares to leave before Hurricane Irene hits on Friday, August 26, 2011. The Clarks own the house but live in Virginia and were cutting their vacation a few days short to head back home. With four young children they didn't want to take the risk of staying and then deal with the possibility of no water or power.

First Place | Photo Story 

Shawn Rocco, News & Observer 

Ella Clark, left, and her family look up and wave at the news helicopters circling Nags Head as her family prepares to leave before Hurricane Irene hits on Friday, August 26, 2011. The Clarks own the house but live in Virginia and were cutting their vacation a few days short to head back home. With four young children they didn't want to take the risk of staying and then deal with the possibility of no water or power.