A dramatic photo circulating on the Internet showed the residents of the La Bella Vita nursing home sitting in several feet of water as they waited for help.
David Popoff, an emergency coordinator, told The Galveston County Daily News that helicopters brought the seniors to safety.
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Gorka echoed comments Bannon made after he left the administration regarding the officials who now occupy the West Wing. Gorka had worked on issues related to counter terrorism, Qatar crisis, designing new security strategy for US.
Although the nursing home residents were rescued, Texas officials are asking those who need rescued not to use social media.
"We were air-lifting grandmothers and grandfathers", Popoff said.
Relatives of the nursing home's owner posted the photo on Twitter, hoping they could get emergency help and they did. "She said it was a calamity", McIntosh said Sunday.
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McIntosh said that when she addressed her mom in the course of the last couple days, she revealed to McIntosh that the nursing home was not advised to clear.
Six people are confirmed dead in Texas so far after Hurricane Harvey slammed ashore along the Gulf Coast Friday night. "Rainfall from Harvey could reach up to 50 inches in some spots, making it the highest ever recorded in the state, the National Weather Service announced".
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Did pretty much everything that I could to get myself ready here and took, you know, a number of weeks off after Wimbledon. It's the latest blow to the men's draw after Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka withdrew before the tournament.