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ESPN - Gerald Green's journey from unemployment to hometown hero

His heart was willing, but Green lacked direction, doing what he could while wishing he could do more. That changed after he received a congratulatory Instagram direct message from Houston rapper Trae tha Truth after Green signed with the Rockets. Green replied, asking about the Relief Gang, aware that Trae tha Truth and Justin Rogers, aka DJ Mr. Rogers, had put their music careers on hold to commit to the cause.

Soon after, Green was a regular with the Relief Gang on off days, doing everything from unloading supplies at a warehouse the city temporarily allowed them to use, to meeting with families in need and working with the Rockets to secure corporate assistance from companies such as Rooms To Go.

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Billboard - Trae Tha Truth Rescues NBA Player

As the devastation continues in Texas, some positive stories have surfaced in the flood waters. On Wednesday, NBA star Jonathan Simmons revealed in an interview with John Denton that rapper Trae Tha Truth rescued him with his boat from Hurricane Harvey's flooding in Houston. 

"Trae the Truth, the rapper, is from Houston and we know a mutual friend from San Antonio. They brought a boat to Houston because [Trae] had to evacuate as well," said Simmons, who played at the University of Houston during his collegiate years. "They came and got [Trae] and then he came and got us right away. Luckily, I had a friend in the area who could help us out." 

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