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Aussies pull together in bad times
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Well, I really did not mean for this saga to last three weeks, but the events that have unfolded in Australia are truly remarkable; an incredible testament to the durability and generosity of people, at their very best.The gravity of the situation my friends have endured has finally sunk in, thanks to the scores of photos e-mailed and linked throughout the past three weeks. One photo, taken from altitude, features Andrew's dairy farm, completely blanketed by a grimy mantle of greenish-brown liquid. Sure enough, as he stated, the only dry area was a thin slab of concrete, barely large enough for half of his 500-head herd of dairy cattle.