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A Bipartisan Bill Helped Save Pets From Harvey, And Maybe Their Humans Too

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, many people who lost their homes to flooding were able to save their pets. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the importance of those relationships.
Andrew White helps a neighbor ? and a dog ? get to safety after their street was flooded by Hurricane Harvey. / Scott Olson / Getty Images

Houston and Texas made Americans proud this week. Hurricane Harvey assaulted southeast Texas with vicious winds, rains and floods, but Texans struck back with unshrinking courage, spirit and selflessness. They risked their lives to save neighbors and strangers.

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