Social Media Helps Rescue Stranded Elderly

Fifteen elderly residents and a couple of employees of a nursing home in Dickinson, Texas (southeast of Texas toward Galveston) were rescued five hours after a tweet showing them submerged in 3 feet of water. The tweet went viral, leading to a National Guard rescue.

http://www.tampabay.com/news/weather/hurricanes/viral-photo-from-tampa-helps-rescue-nursing-home-residents-from-harvey/2335385

 

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