Moments: 20080917_Ike__1

Michael Clow struggles to carry a box of Meals Ready to Eat given to him by the Texas National Guard on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, in Port Bolivar after Hurricane Ike struck the peninsula. Clow stayed on the Bolivar peninsula with his two cats during the storm had no plans to leave. An estimated dozen people steadfastly remained on Bolivar despite its almost complete destruction.

Michael Clow struggles to carry a box of Meals Ready to Eat given to him by the Texas National Guard on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, in Port Bolivar after Hurricane Ike struck the peninsula. Clow stayed on the Bolivar peninsula with his two cats during the storm had no plans to leave. An estimated dozen people steadfastly remained on Bolivar despite its almost complete destruction.