The Fine Art Of Sandbagging The city of Fargo, N.D. is beating back flood waters with thousands of volunteers moving millions of sandbags. Leon Schlafmann, Fargo's emergency services coordinator, talks about coordinating the effort — and how to build the perfect sandbag wall.
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The Fine Art Of Sandbagging

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The Fine Art Of Sandbagging

The Fine Art Of Sandbagging

The Fine Art Of Sandbagging

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The city of Fargo, N.D. is beating back flood waters with thousands of volunteers moving millions of sandbags. Leon Schlafmann, Fargo's emergency services coordinator, talks with Jacki Lyden about coordinating the effort — and how to build the perfect sandbag wall.