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Our Mississippi - Partnering to Keep America's River Great - Summer '13
"Surfing a 300 Mile-Long Wave" - A Canoe Expedition During the Great Flood of 2011
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If you've ever listened to the blues, or R&B, or hip-hop, you need (that's right, need) to make a pilgrimage to the land that started it all: the Mississippi Delta.
Where the Big River Gets Lost - Nat'l Geographic Article (pdf)
Get your copy of the 30th Anniversary Issue of Outside Magazine, and see the story "Anyone for a Dip?" (Pgs. 164-172)
We guided Editor-at-large (and Memphis native) Hampton Sides on a baptismal cross-channel swim last May. For a preview of the psychology involved, and an interesting preview of Hampton's next work of non-fiction, a Memphis-based oral history of the Martin Luther King Assassination, listen to the podcast on the Outside Website, or read the story.
57 Feet & Rising
By: W. Hodding Carter
During the Great Flood of 2011, the Mississippi was an unleashed monster, with deadly currents and a flow rate that could fill the Superdome in less than a minute. Defying government orders, Delta native W. HODDING CARTER and two wet-ass pals canoed 300 miles from Memphis to Vicksburgï¿½surfing the crest, watching wildlife cope with the rising tide, and assessing whether manï¿½s ï¿½attempts to tame this river will always be doomed.
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