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Arriving in Missouri to cover a natural disaster for msnbc.com, I was full of nervous anticipation and I really wanted to see the Mississippi River before sunset. This tranquil moment was the first thing I saw when I came to the water. If you like to skip stones, that smooth water is just about irresistible, never mind that it's flooding a nearby house, as I soon realized. You can see that story here:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/25218965#25218965