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The Great Flood of 1993

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(Duration: 9:37)

Flood waters surround a grain elevator in Alton, Illinois.

Flood waters surround a grain elevator in Alton, Illinois.

The summer of 1993 brought with it record rainfall. The flood those waters spawned on the Illinois, Missouri, and Mississippi Rivers was of historic proportions. Todd Gleason traveled with a group of volunteers from Champaign County to the water's edge where they worked to hold back nature. He produced this radio portrait of the scene on the Illinois River

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