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Local family sends aid to Louisiana flood victims

 

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Shawn Syverson's family kitchen pictured here under flood waters. The family lost everything in the recent floods in Louisiana, the torrential rainfall has left nearly 60,000 homes damaged.

A Sidney family recently reached out to the community to bring relief to flood victims in Louisiana.

Retired army veteran Shawn Syverson and his wife and Sidney native, Lindsey Glassburn Syverson made the decision to collect items and send aid to Louisiana.

Syverson said he made several phone calls to multiple states looking for help in aiding with donations and all of them came back with the same request, they wanted donations in the form of money. Knowing flood victims lost everything and needed more then just money, Syverson decided he would take donations from Sidney and drive them to...



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