June 9, 2011
The awful smell of death everywhere after the flood. I was 8 or 9. Down by what was left of our trailer, I kicked an upside down baby shoe. Has haunted me for years that that might be a baby's foot stuck up in the mud.
“Troy Dobyns,” Flood of 1972, accessed August 17, 2022, https://1972flood.omeka.net/items/show/607.