After The Flood: A Disabled Woman Survives The Storm And Starts Again In North Texas

Leaving home to outrun a hurricane is nerve-wracking. Being rescued after the storm hits is traumatic. For people with disabilities, evacuation can be even more complicated. One evacuee, Felicia Rush, is trying to hold on to her independence — and start over.

By Courtney CollinsJanuary 3, 2018 9:30 am| , , , ,

From KERA:

Eight adults live in a five bedroom, two-story home in Glenn Heights, just 20 miles south of Dallas. It’s what’s known as a group home. Everyone who lives here has to be able to get around, shower on their own and manage their medication.

Felicia Rush, 52, has a room on the ground floor.

“I’m just glad to be living here, have extra friends to sit around and talk to,” she says. “I don’t have to be in an apartment alone by myself, and I’m glad of that.”

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