Amanda Fraser quickly tries to grab his most sacred belongings from his tent as he and his boyfriend, Amanda Fraser, are offered three nights in a local hotel by Chief Bill Bonney of the Waterville police department on December 23, 2022. Itâs a Christmas miracle for the couple. A major winter storm was approaching and threatened their safety. The river was expected to flood once again and the couple was in the danger zone. A flood in the summer is one thing. A flood in the winter is deadly.