Island living sounds appealing to most folks. But most folks picture pristine water around them, not the muddy waters of the Mississippi.
Henry Dieterich is experiencing this right now – credit a breached levee a few miles away. Gary Tuchman, our crew and I took a flat bottomed boat across what normally is the road to get to his island.
It's actually quite peaceful out there, if you didn't know the reason you were there. And Dieterich, his son, grandson and a neighbor are making the most of it. They will likely be in this situation for a while, since the river hasn't crested yet.
You'll meet them in Gary's report tonight on AC360 at 10p ET. See you then!
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