Manitou Springs woman's home - at the tip of the funnel - washed away

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Joy Barrett looks through the area where her window once was before the July 1 flood surged through the glass and into her home in Manitou Springs, Thursday, August 1, 2013. To her left is a destroyed painting of the Mekong River in Vietnam that her late father brought back from the Vietnam War. Photo by Junfu Han. The Gazette.