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In the midst of great tragedy comes a sense of togetherness. With tropical storm Harvey wreaking absolute havoc in Texas this week, people have had to work together to save each other and the countless animals trapped in flooded neighborhoods. Dodo Impact shares this heartwarming video of the many animal rescues taking place right now, from horses to dogs to fish.

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