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The Flood Everyone Forgot

Soggy Top, Tennessee.

6:15 PM, May 4, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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The Tennessean has the best pictures of the damage. Those who have lost their homes and cars are in shelters, if they're lucky, on the phone with insurance agents, and trying to learn how to rebuild. Those who still have their homes are digging out their communities' parks and football fields from the mud, and helping neighbors.

The Middle Tennessee Red Cross is taking donations here and via text if you text "REDCROSS" to 90999 (that will automatically charge $10).

Godspeed to rescuers as the water recedes.

Leave it to Music City to inspire a haunting, sad music video about its devastating floods. Thanks to the Internet, even when America's national news bandwidth is exhausted, someone's always out there documenting the news. As of this afternoon, #Nashvilleflood is trending on Twitter.

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