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The 1993 flood didn’t spare much when it hit Wakenda, Missouri — not even the town itself. An old jail, pictured here, is one of the only buil…

Wakenda has seen a continued decline in population since the massive flood in 1993. The unincorporated township is now home to only five residents. 

Ben Gibson is one of the remaining residents in Wakenda, and he says he has no intention of leaving in the near future despite the regular flo…