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Carol Lynn and her uncle, Gerald Cooper, always had a special bond.

In June 1964, a driving rain buckled dams and flooded vehicles on the Blackfeet Reservation, sweeping crying children from mothers’ arms, and ferrying homes and bodies across the prairie. By the time it ended, more than two-dozen Blackfeet people had drowned in the worst natural disaster in Montana history.