Neil Sullivan stands at the counter of his deli, The St. Vrain Market in Lyons, Colo.
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It’s been six months since heavy rain flooded 24 Colorado counties, damaging businesses, homes, roads and ending 10 lives. An estimated 28,000 residents were impacted and nearly 1,000 businesses were damaged or destroyed.
When it comes to business, the small towns of Lyons and Estes Park have faced a particularly steep road to recovery.
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Six months after September's floods devastated much of the Front Range, many areas hit hard have mostly returned to normal. That's not the case everywhere. For residents of Big Elk Meadows, getting back home has been a slow process.