A Family's Dream Home May Fall Off Cliff

The Shaw family's yard is sliding towards the Pilchuck River.
1:20 | 11/28/14

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And from that danger in the air to one right under foot. A family's home threatened by a river, eating away at what's left of their backyard. Now their by're banking on the generosity of others, hoping time is on their side. ABC's nick watt has their story. Reporter: This dream home in Washington state, a beautiful view, a Turkey run, well, it's becoming a nightmare. The whole house shakes and rumbles. It's just horrifying. Reporter: Because the Shaw's yard is sliding into the pilchuck river. The house, now just 54 feet from that 200 foot drop down to the torrent below. It's E roe shus. There is no coverage for erosion. Reporter: Similar story for the Webb family in Texas. Left with little choice but to burn down their lakeside retirement home this past summer. It was a teetering safety hazard. The Shaws want to move their place 400 feet away from the river. Pick it up and put it on the other side of this driveway. Reporter: But the bank won't lend them the $150,000 to fund that move. So the Shaws just launched a go fund me campaign, hoping for the kindness of strangers. In the meantime, we're just going to hope we don't full into the pill chuck river. Reporter: Nick watt, ABC news, Los Angeles.

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