The drowning victim reaches for Tom Lee's hand.

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Again, I tried to put myself in his position. One minute, he's enjoying an outing with his fellow engineers. The next, he's thrown into the flood-swollen Mississippi.  He's dressed well but has lost a shoe, he's thrashing around, clutching debris trying to stay afloat, gasping for air and for rescue.

© David Alan Clark 2016