Surviving The Flood: Tent City

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James Skamra lives in a camp on the banks of the Cumberland about a mile north of the Jefferson Street Bridge. When the rains began falling last Saturday, the river rose, flooding his site and washing away everything he owned. Skamra swam to safety but then returned to help rescue a litter of newborn puppies belonging to one of his camp neighbors. On Monday night he told the story of how he ended up being rescued from his rescue attempt.

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