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Man Loses Family in Flood, Finds Them in Dream: "We Got Picked Up by a Man in the River— It Was Jesus"


MR says: Though the loss of his entire family could have crippled Jonathan McComb, he has allowed his faith to triumph, a faith which has brought peace, healing, and miraculous dreams. Story originally found on

Months have passed since the deadly floods in Wimberley, Texas. One man lost his wife, two young children, and several close friends when their house was swept away by the floodwaters.

He was the only one who made it out alive.

Now that he has recovered from his physical injuries, News 8 reached out to him to find out how he is doing. He told us he received our inquiry at the exact time he had an epiphany that it was time to tell the story of his family, his friends, and the amazing spirit of love and togetherness that their loss has inspired in Texas.

We traveled to his home in Corpus Christi, where he met us at the airport. Just a man and his dog -- two survivors.

"Just me and her now... A lot of good memories", said Jonathan McComb.

The McComb family (Photo: Jonathan McComb)

Images from KCENTV.
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