'Houston Strong: The Stories Behind Hurricane Harvey': The Houston area tells its story


HOUSTON – Hurricane Harvey touched the lives of many Texans, in Houston and beyond. 

In an initiative called “Houston Strong: The Stories Behind Hurricane Harvey” which started shortly after the storm and floods. KPRC 2 journalists set out to tell the stories of those who were impacted.

As we learned through our interviews, the waters may have receded and floors replaced, but the memories -- both traumatic and heartwarming from those days in late August and early September -- remain. 

These are the stories of those regular, extraordinary neighbors who endured the storm and its aftermath with you. These are their stories, in their own words. 

KPRC 2 will add to this archive of memories as people come forward to tell their stories. If you would like to tell your story, contact storyideas@kprc.com with the subject line “Houston Strong Stories.”

Antonio “Tony Moss" Mosqueda, of Houston
Mosqueda tells us the story of a rescue on the freeway.

Sonia Kukuch and Joey Kukuch, of League City
The Kukuches discuss being in their home as it flooded and their rescue from floodwaters with the aid of their neighbor.

Armando Velardez, of Splendora
Velardez, who has lung cancer, discusses how his home burned and flooded during Hurricane Harvey, and how his neighbors and local community services came to his aid when he needed them most. 

KPRC 2 interns Jilliana Colina, Abigail Guevara-Reyes, Shayla Kuykendall, Kiera Sam and Nereyda Vera contributed to this reporting.

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