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Lawrence County Floods - Janet Faro

As told by YAG Curator
Lawrenceville, Illinois

Story Narrative:

Janet Faro recounts what it was like to be young during the 1950 and 1953 floods in Lawrence County. She mentions how local the farmers worked together to protect their properties if there was a levee break and tell a story about one of her teachers living with her family for a few weeks during a flood.

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