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WATCH: Brood X cicadas are emerging. Here’s what the 2004 and 1987 events were like

Billions of cicadas are beginning to emerge from the ground in 15 states from Georgia to New York and west to the Mississippi River. After spending 17 years underground, the Brood X cicada nymphs will crawl out of the ground, molt into adults and mate — all in a four week period. So what can residents of the eastern United States expect? We asked people who lived through the 2004 and 1987 emergences to tell us what they remember.

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