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Thursday, September 4, 2008

Participants sought for local StoryCorps flood stories project

The devastating flood that hit Iowa last summer made headlines around the state, nation and world. Yet many stories could be lost if not preserved -- or worse yet, simply remain untold. University of Iowa Libraries -- along with university and community partners -- plans to document and preserve these stories of everyday heroism and kindness by launching a StoryCorps-style oral history project titled "Under the Current: Collecting Stories from the Flood." (more)