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Stay Out of Floor Waters Because…

  1. You could be electrocuted by hidden power lines

  2. Raw sewage could give you E. coli or worse through open cuts

  3. Dangerous chemicals in the water could sicken you

  4. Hidden sharp objects (glass, barbed wire) could injure you

  5. You could fall into hidden potholes or ditches

  6. Standing water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes

  7. Sink holes can develop suddenly and rapidly following floods

  8. Dead, decaying animals in the water carry many diseases

  9. Rocks, poles, wires, and syringes could give you tetanus

  10. As water recedes storm drains and pipes can become powerful suction devices that can even drag a grown man in

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Dr. Tom Barrett

Dr. Tom Barrett has been a pastor for over 40 years and currently oversees ordained ministers in South Florida. He has always been a bi-vocational minister, working in the financial services arena as a Branch Manager and National Vice President. He is a Patriot who has studied and taught the Constitution in both church and secular settings. A prolific author he has written a book on Conservative principles (The Best of Conservative Truth) and has written over a thousand feature articles that have been published in local and national newspapers as well as on the Internet. He speaks nationally on the Christian foundations of our nation and its Constitution, and internationally on Biblical financial principles. He has lectured at seminaries, universities, economic summits, churches, and the International Money Shows. His websites are (writing); (ministry); (precious metals), and www.DrTom.TV (personal). His work is followed by thousands at


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