My favourite book in childhood, and I was an avid reader, was Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Rafting down the mighty Mississippi from adventure to adventure was as romantic a vision as a boy could have. Sadly, it appears that old Miss isn’t so mighty these days.
Due to the massive drought affecting the . . . → Read More: Bill Longstaff: What would Huck Finn have said?
America’s drought has forced traffic closures on the Mississippi River in Wisconsin and Arkansas and in Mississippi it’s not even knee deep in places.
“It looks like a coastline out there,” said Reynold Minsky, president of the 5th Louisiana Levee District board. “There are more beaches on the river than there are in Florida.”
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