S2E9: Shelter From The Storm

South Texas Stories

20-12-2020 • 18 mins

By Richard Quiroz. This episode presents the experiences of Joel Garcia. As a well-known resident, and pastor in Refugio, Texas. Mr. Garcia helped provide shelter during Hurricane Harvey for the residents of Refugio through his church Joy Ministries. This episode details his prior experiences with hurricanes, the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the community, and the critical role the church, and efforts of other residents in assistance after the storm. The impact of the storm, and the community’s response to those challenges are discussed, as well as the past reflection of the storm three years later.

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