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TX: At the RV show, Harvey a boon for business

(Feb. 12, 2018) -- Sonia and John Barrow have lived in their 35-foot trailer since Hurricane Harvey pushed a foot-and-a-half of water under their door. "It's been real cozy," said Sonia, 58.

HOUSTON, Tex. — Sonia and John Barrow have lived in their 35-foot trailer since Hurricane Harvey pushed a foot-and-a-half of water under their door. “It’s been real cozy,” said Sonia, 58.

So the Baytown couple visited the Houston RV Show and bought a new one.

Harvey damaged 150,000 homes in Houston alone, killed more than 80 and caused as much as $180 billion in damage in Texas. But, as it did with car and home sales, it has also provided a bump in recreational vehicle and trailer sales in the region.

Read the full story from Houston Chronicle.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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