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By Karla Pomeroy

Surviving and rebuilding

Worland graduate displaced from Hurricane Harvey works on repairing damage


September 14, 2017


RJ Christensen stands waist-deep in flood water in his Houston, Texas, neighborhood after returning to his home Tuesday, Aug. 29, to retrieve more necessities including food, clothing and the dog's bed after Hurricane Harvey hit the state last month.

This is part one of a two-part story on the RJ Christensen family from Houston, Texas, how they survived Hurricane Harvey and how they are dealing with the aftermath.

WORLAND -"It was a river from our door to our neighbor's across the street," RJ Christensen said, remembering when Hurricane Harvey's wrath reached his doorstop two-and-a-half weeks ago.

RJ, a graduate of Worland High School, is the son of Ron and Rhonda Christensen, formerly of Worland and Lovell, and the grandson of Keith and Helen Kay Grant of Lovell.

Hurricane Harvey first hit landfall in Texas on Friday night, Aug. 25. By...

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