Flood of 1965 by Nancy Reil Riojas
Approx. 7,060 words.
Published on April 4, 2011.
During the wee hours of morning,a family experience a horrendous flood ..."Our neighbors' distant, bloodcurdling screams bounce off the water's surface. Unable to help them, we act as if unaware. What must my friends be going through? Suddenly a heavy weight plunges me further down, out of Andrew's arm hold. I am immediately under water with my hands touching a head ramming against my stomach.