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Houston Neighborhood Weathers Changes Since Harvey

Evacuation residents from the Meyerland area walk onto an I-610 overpass for further help during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Aug. 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
Evacuation residents from the Meyerland area walk onto an I-610 overpass for further help during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Aug. 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Before Hurricane Harvey, in the Houston neighborhood of Meyerland, the streets and sidewalks were crowded with neighbors and families out walking around, and kids riding bikes after school and work. It was a normal sight for what was a lively community.

But after the storm, many houses sit vacant, and Meyerland and neighborhoods like it are now eerily silent.

Houston Public Media’s Davis Land ( @davis_land)has this snapshot of a neighborhood in transition.

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