The Nation: A Dam Breaks in Georgia

And the disaster dramatizes a national problem

Shortly after 1 a.m., a churning mass of water 30 ft. high thundered down a Georgia valley toward the eleven houses, 25 trailer homes and various other buildings of Toccoa Falls Bible College. As the torrent surged through the campus last week, power lines fell and exploded in sparks, trailers were ripped from their moorings, automobiles floated away like fishermen's bobbers. In the basement of Forrest Hall, a 140-bed dormitory, 22-year-old Senior Bobby Carter had finished his nightly devotion, reading from II Corinthians, and was just falling...

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