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  • The Safest House In The World
    Taken by the Houston Chronicle’s Smiley Pool, the shot of a lone house still standing in Gilchrist after Hurricane Ike was seen all over the world. Looking through archival images, it turns out no one should have been surprised the house survived.
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  • Damn Good in Seabrook
    In the halcyon days before Ike, Kevin Harrington and his dog Damn Good could kick back in Seabrook and watch the ships come into Clear Lake. They both survived Ike; we're not so sure about the boat in the background.
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  • South by Southwest, Day Three
    March 20, Austin TX. If you took anything away from SXSW on this day, let it be this: no matter our race, religion, politics, or lifestyle... when Devo plays, everybody shows up. Oh, also featuring Metallica, Silversun Pickups, and Tricky. PHOTOS BY MARK C. AUSTIN
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  • Silver Jews at Walter's on Washington
    On Thursday, September 18, the sight was painfully familiar: a crowd of people in a parking lot, waiting. But instead of water, ice or MREs, this group desperately needed some kind of shared experience that didn’t involve clearing debris or scavenging for supplies - in short, music (really...
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  • The Journey to High Island After Hurricane Ike
    We heard High Island was a real island immediately after the storm, but we made it there on September 18 by car...eventually. Click here for a dispatch from Craig Malisow and here for video from Daniel Kramer.
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  • The Aftermath of Hurricane Ike in Chambers County
    It’s probably safe to say that other than the communities on the Bolivar Peninsula, no places in Texas were ravaged worse by Hurricane Ike than the bayside Chambers County towns of Oak Island and Smith Point. Click here for a dispatch from John Nova Lomax.
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