Brain Game: Water, Water Everywhere

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The photograph of a crane dangling dangerously above Manhattan is one of the iconic images of the damage Hurricane Sandy caused along the East Coast. Today, we've worked those keywords into a new Word Ladder puzzle as today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge. Good luck:

By changing one letter in each step to form English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert PHOTO into CRANE in the fewest possible steps.

P H O T O
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C R A N E

Here is a 5-step SOLUTION.

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