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Living Memories Of The Great Flood Of 1927

An audio recording of a 2011 NPR Morning Edition news story about the Great Flood of 1927.

The Great Flood of 1927 swept over seven states and displaced 700,000 people, the most destructive river flood in U.S. history. Samuel Edgar Lee Jr., of Winnsboro, La., was 9 years old at the time of the flood; he shares his memories.