Nearly all men can stand adversity, but to test a man’s character, give him power

Freeport, Illinois — According to the National Weather Service a Flood Warning remains in effect until until Sunday morning now for people in Freeport. At 8:30 AM on Tuesday the flood stage was 15.4 feet and steady.

We took a trip out to the east side of town today to get a glimpse of what the area looked like. We took the below images and spoke with a few people who came from Davenport, Iowa as part of the Salvation Army to help out.

Here’s what the area looks like today.

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The headline is a quote from Abraham Lincoln who said, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power”.

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