ST. LOUIS -- Charles A. Camillo found himself a part of history in 2011 as the Mississippi River crept higher and higher, lapping at the top of the levees.
As the historian for the Mississippi River Commission and the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project, there was no where else he wanted to be.
Now Camillo has written the official history of the flood. "Divine Providence - The 2011 Flood in the Mississippi River and Tributaries Project" is a result of his eyewitness account, interviews with those in charge and mountains of memos generated through the weeks of battling the flood waters.
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