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Neoma Farr and Greg Yance reconnected in April for the first time after the Great Flood of 1993 drove them to protect the same community. Yance works as a machine operator at a factory in Rockford, Ill. Neoma still runs a beauty shop in Niota. Grace Pauley/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Were All In There Together': Strangers Share Compassion In The Flood Of '93

During the Great Flood of 1993, the mutual efforts of a then-prisoner and a beauty shop owner to protect a tiny Illinois town briefly brought them together. After 25 years, the two reconnect.

Rooftops Deeb
Bouquet Deeb
Sincere Sunset (Nujabes Tribute) Abstrakt Idea

Angel Dean Lopez and his son Theo both sustained serious injuries to their hands that required surgery and months of occupational therapy. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Father's And Son's Hand Injuries Lead To The Mother Of All Occupational Therapy Bills

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Denton Winter Coastlands
Fridea Coastlands

Abortion-rights proponents protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy set the stage for a battle over abortion rights unlike any in a generation. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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What Justice Kennedy's Retirement Means For Abortion Rights

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Slowmotion Falling Stèv feat. Jhon Montoya
Imploding Purple Clouds Stèv
Double 07 (Instrumental) The Alchemist
High Sunset The American Dollar
4 BC The American Dollar
Awake IHF
Evolve IHF
Seasons Evocativ
The Lovers Evocativ
The Motion Makes Me Last Eluvium
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Neoma Farr and Greg Yance reconnected in April for the first time after the Great Flood of 1993 drove them to protect the same community. Yance works as a machine operator at a factory in Rockford, Ill. Neoma still runs a beauty shop in Niota. Grace Pauley/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Were All In There Together': Strangers Share Compassion In The Flood Of '93

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You Know Who You Are Alan Singley
I Heard You Looking Yo La Tengo

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California Passes Strict Internet Privacy Law With Implications For The Country

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Slack Tycho
Local Tycho
Yaruse Nakio No Beat Number Girl
Out of Reach Triosence
Sad Chilean Triosence
Friday I'm in Love Midnite String Quartet