Haunting Photo from Houston Flooding

posted by Mary Booth - 

UPDATED PHOTO:  Safe & dry!

What do you do when you know there's an emergency situation, you're hundreds of miles away, and you can't get through to anyone to help? And then you lose contact with your loved ones?

You tweet.

That's what Timothy McIntosh did, when his mother-in-law sent this picture from La Vita Bella assisted living.  

Here's the original post... and some of the tweets that followed.

Galveston County's The Daily News said the "unbelievable picture led many to question its authenticity", but they called emergency officials and confirmed that 18 people were rescued from that facility-- 

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