PHOTOS: Houstonians find fun, humor and smiles in midst of Harvey

Friday, September 01, 2017 07:28AM
A viewer sent in these photos of the rescue of a bunny found struggling in the water. They said after several hours of caring for it, the bunny was able to hop away. (Sheryl Maiden)
A viewer sent in these photos of the rescue of a bunny found struggling in the water. They said after several hours of caring for it, the bunny was able to hop away. (Sheryl Maiden)
A young girl in Mississippi overheard her parents talking about a trip to Houston, so she offered to donate her doll with a sweet note. Her parents are Hurricane Katrina survivors. (EJ Bice/Facebook)
Little JW Claburn welcomed the National Guard into his community, Rio Vista, with an American flag. JW will turn 5 on Sept. 6. (Emily Fearno Claburn/Facebook)
The viewer who submitted this photo called the little boy and his innocent nature a ''bright light in the middle of all this chaos.'' (Athena)
Karen Spencer, a great-grandmother, told ABC she was thinking ''I can't believe I'm leaving my flooded house in a Jet Ski'' when this photo was taken. (Karen and J.C. Spencer)
''To lighten the mood in our flooded neighborhood in Sugar Land, my husband, Rex, put this 'No Wake' sign out in the yard!'' wrote Jana Ross. (Jana Ross)
''Caught this fish in flooded street on way back from helping people who were affected by flood,'' wrote Rajen Rai. (Rajen Rai)
A person dressed as a bee in the Willow Meadows subdivision was handing out free food with a message: ''Bee positive.'' (Stephanie Ochoa)
A resident of the Lake Olympia neighborhood in Houston sent in this photo of a baby alligator, writing, ''The mother must be close by!'' (Michelle Bass)
Harvey flood evacuee Cyree Howard, 3, carries a ball through a shelter setup inside NRG Center Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP Photo)
The Twitter user who posted this photo on Tuesday wrote, ''THE SUN IS OUT IN HOUSTON. I repeat. THE SUN IS OUT IN HOUSTON.'' (Gabby Greer)
Vian Janse van Rensburg and his family in Katy, Texas, got their dogs to safety using what they had, an inflatable swan. (Mia Rensburg/Twitter)
Koi from the Lone Star Koi Club swim around the flood waters in this viewer-submitted photo. The viewer wrote ''One of those sights that one would laugh and cry at the same time.'' (Nam Hoang)
HOUSTON - In the midst of a devastating storm, Houstonians found reasons to smile and even laugh.

Many viewers sent photos with messages that they wanted to lighten the mood and inspire their fellow Houstonians to keep going. Take a look at some more light-hearted moments in the gallery above.

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