Statue man rescues statue lady from floodwaters


Flooding on Minnehaha Creek in Minneapolis makes this statue of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic lovers Minnehaha and Hiawatha suddenly a little too on the nose. (Photo by Ben Garvin / St. Paul Pioneer Press)

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  1. I would make a joke about the name Minnehaha, but it's already laughing at me.

  2. You could not possibly come up with a new one. They've all been done. All of them.

  3. My favourite flood related statue is this one of Hugh McIlmoyle (not Jimmy Glass as some people think)

    It was designed so that if Carlisle flooded as badly as it did in January 2005, he would walk on water.

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