Houston publicist Dutch Small was in Georgia when Harvey hit. But that didn’t stop him from helping.
By Michael Hardy September 1, 2017 Comments
Last Friday, Houston event publicist Dutch Small flew to Atlanta to attend Red Bull Culture Clash, a hip-hop battle royale between rival rap crews. It was meant to be a one-day trip—he was planning to fly back to Houston on Saturday—but after watching weather reports, he decided to reschedule his flight for Monday, thinking Harvey would blow through by then. “That was a mistake,” he ruefully acknowledged by phone on Wednesday from Atlanta.
On Saturday night, Small received a frantic call from his husband, Israel Glass, who had stayed behind in Houston. Glass had been eating dinner with friends at a Chinese restaurant in southwest Houston when the first flash flood hit, trapping the group inside the restaurant. Glass had attempted to escape in …