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Ex-Vale resident endures Hurricane Harvey

By Pat Caldwell
The Enterprise
VALE – Terry Coon admits she and her daughter were lucky.
Coon, who was born and raised in Vale, lives in west Houston. While she was visiting family in Vale last month, Hurricane Harvey struck Texas.
Getting back to Houston to check on her property wasn’t easy, but it turned out the potent hurricane left her home untouched. But like other Texans, Coon is dealing with the storm’s aftermath in the region.
She was in Vale at the tail end of a vacation trip when she decided to get home to her daughter, who lives with her.
Coon, who works for an energy company in Houston, said her daughter had never experienced a hurricane. Coon, on the other hand, was in Houston when Hurricane Ike hit in 2008.
“On Ike. I lived two miles from the center of Houston and was without . . .