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Kaskaskia Journal
February 8, 1752

It has rained all this past week. Early this morning the river began to rise and flood the village. We ran to our canoes and poled across to the bluffs. The current is so strong I was nearly carried away trying to help several families reach their canoes safely. Once we reached the opposite bank we climbed the bluffs to the unfinished fort. As I write there are perhaps 20 of us here. There should be more, I'm afraid some people are missing.

Father Philibert Watrin

As a group you must decide what to do in this situation:

On paper, list all possible positive and negative outcomes of your decision

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