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He Survived Hurricane Katrina. Now He's Had To Leave Houston

John Livious and his family settled in Houston after being evacuated from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. For him, watching the flooding from Harvey is "unbearable, because it's like déjà vu."
John Livious started over in Houston after being evacuated from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. Now, flooding has forced him to leave this new city. Source: Debbie Elliott

Much of Beaumont, Texas, is an island, with major roads cut off by floodwaters.

John Livious is standing in front of a hotel, looking out as rescue trucks navigate the flooded road in. Conditions here are getting worse.

"Winds picking up. Rain getting heavier. Water rising. Very bad sight," he says. "Wouldn't

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