Louisiana Father-Son Team Rescues 120 From Flooding

Residents of Plaquemines Parish in Louisiana were shocked by Hurricane Isaac Wednesday morning when ocean water burst over the Mississippi River levee, covering their town and leaving thousands trapped in attics and on roofs. Jesse Shaffer, 25, and his father, also named Jesse Shaffer, 53, both of Braithwaite, La., stayed behind in their town to rescue their friends. While police and the fire department were unable to reach some stranded people using their vehicles, the Shaffers were able to...Full Story
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