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Texans Are Sharing Amazing Photos That Demonstrate The Texan Spirit After The Hurricane

Texans Are Sharing Amazing Photos That Demonstrate The Texan Spirit After The Hurricane

"I'm so proud, This is so Texan. Texas got Texas!"

Posted on August 28, 2017, at 2:52 p.m. ET

Tropical Storm Harvey walloped Texas over the weekend, and hit Houston especially hard. The city is now experiencing catastrophic flooding, which the National Weather Service says is unprecedented.

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Amid the devastation, Texans are tweeting out heartwarming moments from the storm, saying they are prouder than ever to be Texan.

Texas, you didn't deserve this, but my goodness ya'll are making this country proud. #TexasStrong

@ellisonbarber / Twitter / Via Twitter: @ellisonbarber

They said that it was amazing how their state was coming together to help one another during the crisis.

Every Texan will have committed an Act of Kindness for at least one stranger during and/or after 🇺🇸#Harvey #TexasPride #TexasStrong

@XsmallJay / Twitter / Via Twitter: @XsmallJay

Especially those heroes helping people out on their own.

This is why I'm proud to be a Texan! https://t.co/xFZoxbAC4U

@MadiCornwell / Twitter / Via Twitter: @MadiCornwell

"Other states wonder why is Texas love Texas SO much; this is why we are so proud to be Texan."

other states wonder why is texas love texas SO much; this is why we are so proud to be texan. https://t.co/xCCHnzFZ7a

@kennn_5 / Twitter / Via Twitter: @kennn_5

"Water & damage all around us & yet we still stand strong together. SO incredibly proud to be a Texan."

Water & damage all around us & yet we still stand strong together. SO incredibly proud to be a Texan. #TexasForever… https://t.co/2TgW2LrSr9

@MsAngieKK / Twitter / Via Twitter: @MsAngieKK

Texans shouted out local businesses who were opening their doors to those who needed them.

@andicanderson / Twitter / Via Twitter: @andicanderson

"Other states never understanding why Texans are so damn proud to be Texan....this is why."

Other states never understanding why Texans are so damn proud to be Texan....this is why. https://t.co/WptcUbVUBd

@BrittanyyyFaith / Twitter / Via Twitter: @BrittanyyyFaith

Some said that with all the bad news in the world, it was nice to see neighbors and the state as a whole coming together.

With the nation so divided, this tragedy is bringing a city together like never before. Proud to be a Texan and American #HoustonStrong

@tmad34 / Twitter / Via Twitter: @tmad34

"I'm so proud, This is so Texan. Texas got Texas!"

I'm so proud, This is so Texan. Texas got Texas! https://t.co/ZksJrLgNSJ

@Jonathon_Melgar / Twitter / Via Twitter: @Jonathon_Melgar

People were really stepping up, and their fellow Texans were proud.

I have an idea for replacing one of those statues...

@FishBlanc / Twitter / Via Twitter: @FishBlanc

"Even amidst the devastation, how folks are pitching in, first responders and civilians alike, makes me proud to be a Texan."

Even amidst the devastation, how folks are pitching in, first responders and civilians alike, makes me proud to be a Texan. #HoustonStrong

@cmclymer / Twitter / Via Twitter: @cmclymer

Other people shared some more humorous things that made the response to the disaster very uniquely Texan.

The most Texas thing you'll see all week https://t.co/9wyFynLbKo

@SorryImTexan / Twitter / Via Twitter: @SorryImTexan

Texas hospitality was in full effect.

That's Texan hospitality at its finest https://t.co/zt0aCuTxjM

@JuannRiveraa / Twitter / Via Twitter: @JuannRiveraa

And people got super ingenious.

Only in Texas! ❤️my great state! #HoustonStrong #HarveyRelief #TexasFlood #TexasStrong #Texas #hurricaneharvey2017… https://t.co/eVs4PSWVBj

@iampamap / Twitter / Via Twitter: @iampamap

God bless Texas!

Texas can overcome anything that comes our way. We are so thankful for our heroes. #TexasStrong #HoustonStrong

CORRECTION

An earlier version of this post contained a photo that was not from Tropical Storm Harvey and has been removed.

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