Around 10 p.m. on Aug 27, Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale received a phone call from a woman. Her husband was on one of the Gallery Furniture trucks McIngvale had sent out earlier in the day to rescue people from Harvey’s flooding.
The woman explained that her husband was talking to her on his cell phone when everyone started screaming that water was coming into the truck. Then the cell phone went dead.
“It’s 10 o’clock at night, and I thought, ‘My god, they’re drowning,’” McIngvale…
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