Neighbors make human chain to help rescue Houston woman in labor

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Incredible video shows residents of a Houston complex making a human chain to help rescue their woman in labor from Harvey flood waters. (WABC)

Incredible video shows residents of a Houston complex making a human chain to help rescue a woman in labor from Harvey flood waters. Now, that baby is home safe.

Annie Smith started going into labor in the middle of Hurricane Harvey.


Smith's husband, Greg Smith, tried to contact 911, but when they couldn't reach emergency responders, they sent out an email to members of their apartment complex, asking if any residents were obstetricians or nurses.

Soon after, neighbors began to fill the couple's apartment building, searching for any way to help.

After more than an hour, Houston Fire Department emergency workers showed up to rescue the woman. Neighbors then made a human chain as a way to safely escort the woman and her husband to the emergency workers' truck.

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