With catastrophic flooding along the Mississippi River, a few homeowners have taken things into their own hands and build some amazing levees to protect their homes, farms, and businesses.
I wish I could share the images here, but they are copyrighted, so I will direct you to the Daily Mail article which seems to be the source of the photos, which show several homes and farm along the Yazoo River near Vicksburg, MS.
These pictures show the impact that one person can have with a little determination and a lot of dirt, and the lengths that some people will go to to protect their homes and land.
Of couse, they also show the massive destruction the area has suffered, and is still suffering as flood waters continue to rise in rural areas in hopes of diverting flood waters away from major cities like New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
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