ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Managers from local Florida attraction Wild Florida have spent days helping flood-ravaged Texans and their efforts aren't over.
The group of four towed two of the park's airboats Monday to Texas to aide in the rescues.
“We're out in Port Arthur, which is a little bit south of Beaumont,” said Sam Haught, with Wild Florida.
Haught told Channel 9's Angela Jacobs through told FaceTime that Wild Florida was giving people rides back to their homes Thursday to retrieve much-needed medications when they found even more families who couldn't get out.
The crew has rescued 38 people, including an elderly woman who left her rugged rescuers fighting back tears.
“She hugged and kissed us all. It was amazing,” Haught said.
Day by day, they document their experiences online in a hopeful effort to inspire others to donate and help those who've simply lost everything.
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