Edenville Township — Days after a historic flood devastated the community where he grew up, Shaun Johnson was traipsing through mud and water in the basement of the home that has been in his family for 100 years. Shaun Johnson, of Dewitt, looks down as he says he doesn’t want to cry as he and family members remove items out the basement of his flooded family cottage. (Photo: Todd McInturf, The Detroit News) He arrived Friday morning from DeWitt and discovered that his family’s home suffered far less than others who lost so much more. As he was relaying some of the losses, Johnson choked up when he thought about what else he had seeing amid the rubble. "This is small town U.S.A.," said Johnson, whose family home is across the street from the market, gas station and offices that make up Edenville Township. "Look around, people are working together and helping each other … This is Americana. These are good, hardworking people who love each other and pull together in a tragedy." Cleanup […]