The small Michigan village that washed away is fighting back

SANFORD, Mich. — The first three days after the flood, after picnic tables and recycling bins went floating past his house, Aaron Lindgren was so broken he couldn’t talk on the phone.“Text me,” he told everyone, because that way a guy who’s spent his life getting things done didn’t have to try to explain the desolation of not knowing how or where to start.Now he’s good. Thursday marked six months since the Edenville Dam breached 10 miles north of Sanford and unleashed millions of gallons of chaos downstream, through Wixom and Sanford lakes and the Tittabawassee River. Earlier this month, his s...

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