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Theresa was seven years old the evening of the Flood. She evacuated with her Mother to higher ground that evening. She remembers her Father being gone a lot that summer as he was working to repair telephone lines.
Teresa worked for the telephone company as an operator in 1972. The evening of the Flood she was working the 3-11 p.m. shift. Telephone lines were down and all calls had to be routed through an operator, including death notification calls. Teresa was…