When This Fireman Waded Into His Totally Flooded Home, He Found A Single Precious Item Had Survived

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Now, all he could do was hope for the best. In fact, he didn’t have much time to think about his own possessions. Because, after securing his home as best he could, he went back to work saving people from the floods.

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It wasn’t until days later that Parry was able to return home and inspect the flood damage. Upon his arrival, he wasn’t hopeful about finding anything worth keeping. “I got out of the boat, and I am neck-deep in water,” he subsequently told CNN. “I open the door of my house, and I know it’s a complete loss.”

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