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Hurricane Harvey

When Waters Rise: Jacqueline’s Story

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“That’s how the human race works, you continuously help people, and they pay it forward, and pay it forward, and pay it forward.” – Jacqueline Shipley With her family to care for, a job she considers her second home, and tremendous heart for her community, Jacqueline Shipley, Houston local and VSP Global employee, was one Read More »

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When Waters Rise: Dr. Brittney Probst’s Story

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“It’s definitely not something that just because the flood waters have receded, that this is anywhere near finished, by any means … there’s still a long road ahead.” — Dr. Brittney Probst Although the flood waters from Hurricane Harvey destroyed the optometry practice where Dr. Brittney Probst works, they haven’t destroyed her spirit or commitment to Read More »

When Waters Rise: Dr. Jay Pravda’s Story

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At 68 years old, with 42 years invested into a job you love, for many, retirement is the next stage in life. But what happens when a disaster hits and you’re suddenly faced with the idea of “starting over?” For Dr. Jay Pravda—better known as Dr. Jay—this became a devastating reality in the weeks following Read More »

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