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There have been a lot of comments on how the response to Hurricane Harvey epitomizes America. Glenn Reynolds wrote a wonderful column about how from the Cajun Navy of volunteers using bass boats to folks who called or tweeted their addresses, to grocery stores staying open to providing supplies when the Red Cross hadn’t shown up yet, to Chick-fil-A sending out a guy on a jet ski to rescue an elderly couple, people came together to get their neighbors out of harm’s way.
They’re still working together weeks later, as they cope with gutting their flooded houses and throwing away nearly all their possessions. And they’re keeping a sense of humor about it as they do so; for I present to you, Les Harveyables.