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#5781320 - 06/09/15 05:26 PM LSC: Texas Rising - The Photographs
B_Rod Offline
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Registered: 12/27/12
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This photo, taken by Jay Janner (Austin American-Statesman) is one of several featured in this companion piece to our write up last week on the Texas floods (LSC: Texas Rising). There were some incredible photos that came out of those floods, and as I said in the write up, they should be required viewing for anyone who spends a lot of time on Texas lakes, creeks or rivers.

To see more photos, click here: LSC: Texas Rising - The Photographs

#5781384 - 06/09/15 06:14 PM Re: LSC: Texas Rising - The Photographs [Re: B_Rod]
Michael W. Online   content
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Hard to believe that so much came down so fast especially since we were in a dry spell for years. Lot of people will be feeling the pain for a long time.

A clear conscience is often the sign of a fuzzy memory.

#5781457 - 06/09/15 07:09 PM Re: LSC: Texas Rising - The Photographs [Re: B_Rod]
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Great post. Thanks for keeping us updated. up
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#5781694 - 06/09/15 08:42 PM Re: LSC: Texas Rising - The Photographs [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
tlk Offline
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my son is an LEO and volunteered for the swift water rescue team - they had an elderly couple washed down the river - save the man. Wife was double amputee and got washed downstream - when they caught up with her she was clinging to a tree with her arms since no legs there to hold on with. Water was up to her mouth - he said she had maybe 2 minutes left before going under when they pulled her out - they all risked their lives to save this lady - he said it was all worth it.

They train in New Braunfels in the rapids - he said that those rapids compared to the flood water was not even close - he said the flood waters were absolutey beyond compare -
You can't fix stupid

#5781926 - 06/09/15 10:28 PM Re: LSC: Texas Rising - The Photographs [Re: B_Rod]
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#5782528 - 06/10/15 11:14 AM Re: LSC: Texas Rising - The Photographs [Re: B_Rod]
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