Residents of a nursing home in Dickinson, Texas, have been rescued after they waited patiently for help as floodwaters rose around them.
Timothy McIntosh, whose mother-in-law owns the nursing home, posted the photo and pleaded for emergency help.More news: Rousey skipping Mayweather-McGregor with more important plans: her wedding
Many suspected the photo was fake, as outrageous pics that have either been altered or bear no relation to the current situation often make the rounds on social media during natural disasters.
The Daily News of Galvesaton County reported that it happened Sunday at the La Vita Bella nursing home in Dickinson.
Ken Clark from the office of emergency services told ABC13 20-25 residents have been rescued from the nursing home.More news: Zinke Set to Reveal Decision on Fate of National Monuments
Kim McIntosh lives in Florida, however disclosed to CNN that her mom, who possesses the nursing home only southeast of Houston, took the photograph. McIntosh's wife told the newspaper they were hoping authorities would see it and come to get them. "They [were] waiting for helicopters or the National Guard".
"We're still counting", Popoff said.More news: Apple wanted spherical wheels for its autonomous auto