‘Mattress Mack’ Opens His Furniture Stores to Harvey Victims

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Cindy Arcement watches while her granddaughter Elizabeth Arcement plays in their living area while sheltering at Gallery Furniture, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. Arcement and four other family members evacuated their nearby homes Sunday in anticipation of the Brazos River flooding their neighborhoods as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The furniture store opened as a shelter housing as many as 350 people in an area being constructed as a museum of American industry. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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People displaced by Hurricane Harvey shelter at Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. The giant furniture store opened as a shelter for as many as 350 displaced people.
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Cindy Arcement watches her granddaughter Elizabeth play while sheltering at Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. Arcement and four other family members evacuated their nearby homes Sunday in anticipation of the Brazos River flooding their neighborhoods as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
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Displaced kids play while sheltering at Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas.
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Cherone Flakes talks to her daughter Kiera while sheltering at Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. The family evacuated their Rosenberg, Texas, home Saturday in anticipation of flooding from Hurricane Harvey.
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Jacquelin Gaitan sits with her dogs Gracie and Bella while sheltering at Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. Gaitan and her husband evacuated their Richmond home Monday in anticipation of flooding from Hurricane Harvey.
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Preston Opara and his sister Chelsea entertain their dog Olive in their temporary living space in Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. The siblings, along with their mother and grandmother, evacuated their Richmond home Monday in anticipation of the Brazos River flooding as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
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Jeremiah Dasi, 5, plays while sheltering at Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. Dasi, with his parents and 3 siblings, evacuated their Richmond home Sunday after it flooded as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
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Anna Koh selects a snack at Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. Koh and her husband evacuated their Sugarland home Monday in anticipation of the Brazos River flooding.
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Gabe Worley makes a phone call from his temporary living space at Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. Worley evacuated his Missouri City home Monday in anticipation of the Brazos River flooding.
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Gladys Dasi holds her two-month-old son Elliott while sheltering at Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. Dasi, with her husband and four kids, evacuated their Richmond home Sunday after it flooded as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
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Kids play on display mattresses at Gallery Furniture on Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas. The giant furniture store opened as a shelter for as many as 350 displaced people.
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People displaced by Hurricane Harvey shelter at Gallery Furniture, Aug. 30, 2017, in Richmond, Texas.
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