The Boulder Floods

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Thank you so much to all of you who have written in (and otherwise sent) your thoughts, prayers, and love to us here at Sounds True, and to all our friends throughout Colorado during this very difficult time. It has been a very trying week for all of us and many here have lost their homes, businesses, towns, and even lives. Like any tragedy, though, it has brought individuals and the community together in new ways, and shown us what is truly important at the end of the day.

Fortunately, the sun was out all day yesterday, and today is also looking sunny and dry. We are praying that the worst is behind. While some of the roads near Sounds True have been damaged quite extensively, we were able to re-open yesterday, and were grateful that most of our employees are doing okay. We are for the most part safe, but many of us are in touch with others who are not faring so well – friends who have lost their homes, have been air vac’d out by the National Guard, cannot find loved ones, and are experiencing great fear and despair. Many dozens are still unaccounted for in Boulder.

Here are some photos to give you a visual sense of how the flood is impacting local communities.

And here is some video footage of Longmont, a town just next to Boulder where a number of our employees live.

Finally, a rather shocking amateur video of the flood as it moves through Boulder Canyon.

If you’re interested in helping via making a donation, information may be found here.

Thank you again for thinking of us and we join you in sending our thoughts, love, and prayers to our brothers and sisters throughout the state as we move through this very challenging time.

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  1. Sunnie N C
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    Matt,
    I was rather offline for some time and knew very little about the flooding in the States, and also never knew it affected Sounds True. Please accept my condolence – to you and all others at Sounds True.

    • Matt Licata
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      Thank you, Sunnie, for your kind words; we appreciate it. The sun has returned and it appears the worst is behind us. Take care.

  2. Joe D
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    The one thing more powerful in this world than Mother Nature Herself may be the collective love we generate as together we take one step at a time through these situations. May we each touch the light and love that support us at all times, especially when it seems the darkest.

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