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Honoring Those Affected By Hurricane Harvey: Their Stories

As Houston continues to get heavy rainfall and floodwaters rise, Hurricane Harvey is proving to be relentless in wreaking havoc on millions of people’s lives.

Related: How Celebs Are Helping Out During Hurricane Harvey!

These are their stories.

1. These police officers left no dog behind as they saved rescue pups from a flooded shelter:

2. This viral photo shows residents of a Texas nursing home sitting waist-deep in flood waters as they waited to be rescued. We are happy to report that they are now “safe, warm, and dry”:

3. Aaron Mitchell and his father had a tearful reunion after they were separated from each other during the storm:

4. This reporter helped a rescue volunteer evacuate an elderly couple, their daughter, and dogs into safety in a truly emotional moment:

5. A Houston police officer lost his life trying to get to work during the flooding:

6. This grandma was rescued by a courageous volunteer who swept her away on his Jet Ski:

My friends grandmother being jet ski’d out of her living room in Houston

7. This journalist flagged down a boat to rescue a truck driver whose cab was filling with water:

8. This image quickly went viral for obvious reasons:

9. This mom hopped in her boat and started saving lives like the super hero she is:

10. Watch (below) for a powerful look inside the animals displaced during the storm, and the volunteers working to rescue them:

Text HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10 to the American Red Cross to help those in need.

[Image via CNN.]

Read more: http://perezhilton.com/2017-08-29-hurricane-harvey-victim-stories