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Submitted photo This photograph was anonymously submitted to the Pioneer Journal and dates back to the April-May flood of 1942.

Memories from the flood

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In late April and early May of 1942, a massive flood ground life in Sebeka to a halt. Looking at pictures from that moment more than seventy years ago, it’s hard to imagine just how much day-to-day life was affected as townspeople waited for the floodwaters to recede. However, this wasn’t the worst flood to ever hit Sebeka.

It wasn’t even the worst flood for the town that year.

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