Mattress Mack honored as grand marshal at Pearland Christmas Parade

PEARLAND, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston hero Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale is gearing up for the Pearland Christmas Parade.

He will serve as the grand marshal Saturday night.

The parade travels east along FM 518 from old Alvin Road to Pearland Parkway. The parade starts at 6 p.m.

What makes him a hero? Check out the list below.

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