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Rescue in Rose City, Texas

Kent Kirk looks out from his garage flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey in Rose City, Texas. Two of the last people remaining in their flooded home near the river, Kent Kirk, 58, and Hersey Kirk, 59, are rescued.  REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Kent Kirk looks out from his garage flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey in Rose City, Texas. Two of the last people remaining in their flooded home near the river, Kent Kirk, 58, and Hersey Kirk, 59, are rescued. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Kent Kirk looks out from his garage flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey in Rose City, Texas. Two of the last people remaining in their flooded home near the river, Kent Kirk, 58, and Hersey Kirk, 59, are rescued. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Hersey Kirk is rescued from her home flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey. "They were the last holdouts, the last house," said Dennis Landy, a neighbor who had spent the day in his airboat ferrying people from a small, remote group of houses near Rose City, Texas, close to the Neches� banks, to safety. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Hersey Kirk is rescued from her home flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey. "They were the last holdouts, the last house," said Dennis Landy, a neighbor who had spent the day in his airboat ferrying people from a small, remote group of houses near Rose...more

Hersey Kirk is rescued from her home flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey. "They were the last holdouts, the last house," said Dennis Landy, a neighbor who had spent the day in his airboat ferrying people from a small, remote group of houses near Rose City, Texas, close to the Neches� banks, to safety. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Hersey Kirk is rescued from her home flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey. It took an hour of coaxing by a rescuer but Hersey Kirk finally let herself be carried from her wheelchair to the airboat and then to a Utah Air National Guard helicopter.  REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Hersey Kirk is rescued from her home flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey. It took an hour of coaxing by a rescuer but Hersey Kirk finally let herself be carried from her wheelchair to the airboat and then to a Utah Air National Guard helicopter. ...more

Hersey Kirk is rescued from her home flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey. It took an hour of coaxing by a rescuer but Hersey Kirk finally let herself be carried from her wheelchair to the airboat and then to a Utah Air National Guard helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Hersey Kirk rests in a boat after being rescued from her home. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Hersey Kirk rests in a boat after being rescued from her home. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Hersey Kirk rests in a boat after being rescued from her home. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Kent and his wife Hersey Kirk rest in a boat after being rescued. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Kent and his wife Hersey Kirk rest in a boat after being rescued. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Kent and his wife Hersey Kirk rest in a boat after being rescued. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A man gestures to a helicopter and rescue personnel while Hersey Kirk waits to be air lifted. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A man gestures to a helicopter and rescue personnel while Hersey Kirk waits to be air lifted. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A man gestures to a helicopter and rescue personnel while Hersey Kirk waits to be air lifted. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk into a restraint as a rescue helicopter hovers in the distance. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk into a restraint as a rescue helicopter hovers in the distance. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk into a restraint as a rescue helicopter hovers in the distance. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk into a restraint before being airlifted into a rescue helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk into a restraint before being airlifted into a rescue helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk into a restraint before being airlifted into a rescue helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk as she is airlifted into a rescue helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk as she is airlifted into a rescue helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Rescue personnel help Hersey Kirk as she is airlifted into a rescue helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Hersey Kirk is lifted into a helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Hersey Kirk is lifted into a helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Hersey Kirk is lifted into a helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Kent Kirk is lifted into a rescue helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Kent Kirk is lifted into a rescue helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Kent Kirk is lifted into a rescue helicopter. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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