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Americans tell their story of #Drought2012

The United States is currently in the throes of the worst drought in more than 50 years. Special coverage begins Wednesday across the networks of #NBCNews.

See some of the images and stories we have begun collecting from viewers and readers showing how the drought is affecting them. Show us how you've been affected by sharing photos tagged #Drought2012 or use the drop box below. 


More coverage of the drought: 

Drought sends Mississippi into ‘uncharted territory’ 

‘Best year ever’ for some farmers outside drought region   

Forced to sell cattle during drought, dairy farmers ‘just keep praying’ for rain

Drought expected to take toll at checkout

In drought-stricken Wisconsin, farmers helping farmers  

Emergency well drilling brings relief to farmers stricken by drought


Have you been affected by the worst drought in more than 50 years? Share your photos with us on Instagram, Tumblr or Twitter with the tag #Drought2012. You can also upload your photos in the box below.