Personal stories from the Manitou Springs flood: No outrunning the torrent

Aaron Balk,right, and Kayden Findley, both 15, help Findley's parents clean up their signs and decal shop, Stick 'Em Up, located on Canon Ave., in Manitou Springs,  Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Kayden's mom, Angie Findley ran a Ebay shop that sold clothing, from the basement, that was flooded in Friday's flash flood.
Carol Lawrence,The Gazette
Aaron Balk,right, and Kayden Findley, both 15, help Findley's parents clean up their signs and decal shop, Stick 'Em Up, located on Canon Ave., in Manitou Springs, Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Kayden's mom, Angie Findley ran a Ebay shop that sold clothing, from the basement, that was flooded in Friday's flash flood. Carol Lawrence,The Gazette