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Farmers devastated by B.C. floods return to gut-wrenching scenes

By The Globe and Mail   

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Farmers express gratitude to the volunteers who tried to save their farms and the kind strangers who have rallied behind them.

Casey Guliker burst into tears when he saw what remained at his hog farm in Abbotsford, B.C.

The young farmer and other staff had done their best to protect what they could when heavy rains began falling on Nov. 14, triggering massive flooding that would paralyze much of the province’s southern region. They prioritized their many hogs, moving them to higher ground.

But much of the Sumas Prairie on which his farm is located was completely submerged at the peak of the storm.


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