Paul Carden Jr. regional disaster officer for the Red Cross’ National Capital Region in Washington said in Corpus Christi that residents are foolish if they decide not to evacuate"A hurricane in its own right is bad but a hurricane with five to seven days worth of rain over the same area I know it’s going to be a significant disaster" he said "This is your life This is your family’s life This is not a time to gamble with both"After the storm the Red Cross will be providing cleanup kits health and mental health professionals and spiritual-care workers to help residents cope he said"This is going to try a person’s faith" Carden saidA steady and orderly stream of traffic flowed out of Corpus Christi heading for higher ground inland But many thousands of people have decided to ride out the stormFriday morning residents Phyllis Sweeney and Gary Balding told their story of fleeing the wrath of tropical storms They live on a 41-foot sailboat having moved to Corpus Christi from Key West Two weeks ago they tried to sail to the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico but were battered by Hurricane Franklin"We got within 20 miles and couldn’t get there because the winds and currents were blowing in the wrong direction" said Balding 68 "We thought "Okay we’ll go to Corpus Christi and everything will be cool"Now they’re in the path of Harvey They fled the boat early Friday and checked into the Holiday Inn downtown The hotel has become a refuge for stranded tourists boaters storm chasers and journalists But Sweeney 70 is worried that the hotel which is surrounded by several other skyscrapers will also suffer significant damage"I’m worried about the roof of this building and if we get chased off the boat and chased out of this hotel it’s not going to be fun" she saidIn the ranching town of Kingsville about 40 miles southwest of Corpus Christi Nick Harrel III 65 who runs Harrel’s Pharmacy and Soda Fountain said he has weathered many hurricanes and is going to ride this one out"After the initial fear you just take a deep breath and do what you can to prepare" he said "I have storm shutters that fit my windows and I bought a generator last year I am coming late to being a Boy Scout"Silver Marquez 34 went from table to table at the crowded El Tapatio taqueria in Kingsville selling pan de campo a flatbread traditionally cooked in Dutch ovens at cattle camps in South Texas"I have plain bacon and cheese and jalapeo" said Marquez a Kingsville native "They are fresh and hot and I am selling a lot of them because people are stocking up for the hurricane "Santos Rojas 72 said he isn’t preparing for the hurricane much beyond buying bottled water and pan de campo"I am legally blind so if I try to board up windows I will just smash my thumb" he saidHis son Daniel Rojas 47 also is disabled and is on dialysis"We didn’t even think of leaving" he said "We never leave for hurricanes We don’t have anywhere to go I hope I can still get my dialysis tomorrow but I don’t know if they will be open"At the small rural shrine to Don Pedrito Jaramillo a revered Mexican American folk saint who died in 1907 believers filed in to ask for protection from the storm Jaramillo a native of Guadalajara Mexico had a reputation for healing in a time and place where few people had access to traditional medical careAurora Zapata 42 a housewife and her daughter Dina Zapata 12 both of Falfurrias were lighting candles at the shrine Friday afternoon as the first bands of rain began to make landfall"We are just praying to Don Pedrito to protect us our whole family and our town from this hurricane" said Aurora ZapataHer daughter agreed "There is nothing we can do to fight the storm but we all know that God and the Virgin and Don Pedrito are always there for us" said he thought he was on the list. Roseau, but Seong-ho, Contact us at [email protected]” the ever-wry Trebek had a quip for the situation: “Maria, Not against the entire anger at the national government. This seems to suggest the team was holding itself back by not hiring the best players. arguing that undoing these hunting restrictions would “turn back the clock 100 years on the management of our native wildlife on our national wildlife refuges in Alaska” and that it would “put the federal stamp of approval on methods of take that the public views as objectionableeven unethical. with Republicans voting to undo the Obama Administration’s restrictions and Democrats voting against the measure.

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