Jon Kimura Parker and Hurricane Harvey

Posted on CBC News August 28, 2017

‘I’m hopeful’: Vancouver pianist weathering Hurricane Harvey

‘This couldn’t be more different from the dry summer we had here in Vancouver,’ says Jon Kimura Parker

A pianist from Vancouver who now lives in Houston says his home — and piano — have so far survived the pummelling winds and catastrophic floods of Hurricane Harvey.

But Jon Kimura Parker says he and his wife are still stranded in their house, as the flooding has wound through their street and pooled in their backyard.

“I’m hopeful,” Kimura Parker told Early Edition guest host Stephen Quinn.

“We’ve survived the last two days and the water hasn’t reached our house … but it just keeps happening,” he said.

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