How regular Texans used boats and big trucks to save hundreds in Harvey
The first part of the story about the heroes of Hurricane Harvey reads something like the opening scenes of a B disaster movie. A great storm approaches a sleeping city. A deluge. People awaken in deep darkness to torrents of rain blown horizontal by fierce wind, and water rising quickly in their homes. The keepers of civilization who guard us in the night are overwhelmed. It’s every man for himself.
Except that it wasn’t. [Read more…]