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.
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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.