Friday, May 27, 2011

Cleaning Up After The Flood

While the recent Mississippi River flooding through Memphis destroyed both property and wildlife, someone had to clean up the mess afterwards.  Volunteers to the rescue.

The Associated Press reportedAbout 100 volunteers took to Mud Island, pulling out dead armadillos, fish and birds as part of the cleanup after near historic flooding on the Mississippi River.
     
The Memphis City Beautiful Commission, joined by organizations including Clean Memphis, spent Saturday on the island finding debris washed ashore by the flood waters.

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