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Facing floods, neighbors and volunteers take to the streets

  • Employees work to secure the showroom at Otto's Oasis on Thursday, which had six inches of water flood the building in 2008. Press photos by Kate Hayden

  • Family and friends help build a sod wall surrounding the home of Anthony and Pamela Bill, near the pedestrian bridge. The family began the project Wednesday afternoon and continued walling off the home, which had water enter through the front door back in 2008.

  • Cheryl Meek and family members talk during a break after finishing walling off her home on Parkside Drive.

  • Sandbags surround Gordon and Joyce Jung's home as they celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a few friends.

  • Volunteers take fill bags and bring them to neighbors' houses on Riverview Drive.

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