Residents rescued from flooded nursing home near Houston

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Fifteen senior citizens were rescued from a nursing home near Houston after it flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

A photo of the residents trapped in the flooded La Vita Belle in Dickinson garnered thousands of shares on Twitter Sunday. 

La vita Bella nursing home in Dickinson Texas is almost underwater with nursing home patients

— Timothy J. McIntosh (@DividendsMGR) August 27, 2017

The National Guard and Gavelston City Emergency crew rescued the residents Sunday morning.