Dramatic Photos Capture Heroism And Catastrophe In Houston

Houston continues to deal with record flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Since Friday night when the hurricane first reached land, thousands have lost their homes and relocated to shelters in the area. Images from the past few days show destruction and rising waters.

See the latest images, including heroic rescues and families coming to terms with their losses of homes and property from the flooding, below.  

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A volunteer carries a woman whose home was affected by severe flooding in north Houston.

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People take shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. 

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Mark Ocosta and his baby, Aubrey, shelter at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

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People walk to a Harris County Sheriff’s Office air boat while escaping a flooded neighborhood in Houston.

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People are rescued from a flooded neighborhood in Houston. 

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A Texas flag hangs from a home surrounded by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey in The Woodlands.

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Residents embrace after being rescued from the floodwaters of tropical storm Harvey in east Houston on Aug. 28.

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A Coast Guard helicopter hoists a wheelchair onboard after lifting a person to safety in Houston.

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A Shell gas station is under water at the intersection of Wallisville and Uvalde in Houston.

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Laquanta Edwards holds her 1-year-old daughter Ladaja, right, and 9-month-old son LaDarius after they arrived to high ground by boat in east Houston.

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Residents use boats to evacuate in east Houston.

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A policeman carries a young girl as her family follows after they fled their home in east Houston. 

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