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PBS NewsHour | Louisiana Fishermen Pioneer Floating Architecture | PBS

Duration: 04:01
Program: PBS NewsHour #10342
Broadcast Date: Jun. 4, 2012

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The fishing community on Old River in Louisiana is in a flood-prone area. In order to maintain their homes, many of the residents have mobilized to devise an innovative solution: turning their homes into floating rafts. Also known as "amphibious," the houses usually stay grounded, but float when the water rises.

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Post Date: June 4, 2012