When the electricity went out at a Loan Le Home in Sugar Land in Houston, a suburb of Texas, on Monday, he drove to his daughter's house about five miles away.
Jackie Pham Nguyen and her three children, Olivia, 11, Edison, 8, and Colette, 5, whose family calls Coco, were still empowered and happy to spend more time with Ba Ngoai, which means maternal grandmother in Vietnamese.
A power and water outage struck Texas last week amid an unusually deep freeze that sent many families like Nguyen to life.
"We thought we were very fortunate to still have energy even in the afternoon," said Nguyen.
22 Feb 2021