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'I survived': How 1 woman lived Harvey on social media


September 3, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — Katlyn Perkins' first announcement that something was very wrong at her home in northeast Houston came at 8:19 p.m. on Aug. 24, when she updated her Facebook status.

"I'm scared."

Like many 20-year-olds, Perkins lives out her life on social media. She often provides a running commentary on Facebook Live and YouTube videos, posting selfies and photos of her three dogs. As Hurricane Harvey lumbered toward Houston, Perkins had one eye glued to her iPhone and the other on TV, watching "Outdaughtered," a reality show about a family with quintuplets. Her 14-year-old brother playe...

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