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Subject:  Re: Water Problems in the West Date:  2/24/2013  1:49 PM
Author:  jwiest Number:  416603 of 459164

My mother (born in 1918) told me how the Mississippi would freeze over in her father's day - to the point that people would haul loaded wagons across it. We haven't had a below zero day for quite some time. Something has changed drastically.

That's how the Ingalls family crossed the river and moved down to the prairie, where they built a little house...
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