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Rich and Jennifer Flynt stand at the site of the most recent water main break near the corner of Pawnee Avenue and Ithica Avenue on Friday in Lakemore. Patches in the road can be seen from previous water main breaks. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Rich and Jennifer Flynt with their family at their Ithica Avenue home on Friday in Lakemore. From left are Richie 15, Hannah 10, Jennifer, Rich, and Alex 11. At right is a storage pod used to keep their belongings while their flooded home was put back together. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
It didn’t take long for people on social media to debate the merits of asking Samaria Rice to speak at this year’s events commemorating the shooting deaths of four Kent State University students on May 4, 1970.