"'We had 8 foot of water in the building,' said flower shop owner Al Pierson. He's 6-foot-3 and stretches up to show how high the water rose in his shop in the northwest section of the city. It is a mostly working-class neighborhood across the river from downtown. It's full of older houses, many of which are boarded up or hollowed out.
That community, and the adjacent Czech Village neighborhood to the south, were the hardest hit by the floodwaters.
'We lost everything,' Pierson said. 'Everything in here looked like a bomb went off.'"
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