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Crews approach submerged cars in Lafayette during 2013's historic floods. (credit: CBS)

‘The Man Was Alive’ – And Other 2013 Flood Stories With Happy Endings

CBS4 this week gathered a handful of recollections from last year’s historic flood that highlight the good-news stories that emerged. Here are a few.

09/10/2014

Searchers look through a car in the Big Thompson River west of Loveland. Some of the victims of the flood were found in their cars. (credit: casfm.org/Dave Buresh)

Big Thompson Flood Remembered 38 Years Later

The Big Thompson flood struck 38 years ago, claiming the lives of more than 140 people.

07/31/2014

John Pellouchoud (credit: CBS)

Search & Rescue Veteran Explains How He Was Saved In Left Hand Canyon

A search and rescue veteran in Left Hand Canyon had to scramble up a tree to survive the flood waters.

09/14/2013

Searchers look through a car in the Big Thompson River west of Loveland. Some of the victims of the flood were found in their cars. (credit: casfm.org/Dave Buresh)

Service Marks 35 Years Since Big Thompson Flood

A 35th anniversary remembrance service for more than 140 people who lost their lives in the Big Thompson flood of 1976 is planned Sunday evening at a memorial marker near Drake.

07/31/2011

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