RICHMOND, Texas (FOX 26) - We'll certainly remember where we were when the Astros earned history, and for many Houstonians watching the team win again and again and again gave them hope in an otherwise hopeless situation following so much devastation.
"I don't think this is going to be Riveredge anymore. I think it's going to be River-tears because we've all cried a million tears here. We've been through so much anguish," says Sylvia Rendon who has lived in the Edgewood Mobile Home Park for four years.
Life has never been easy here, but it's never been harder than it is now.
Sylvia says she has just one month before her landlord bulldozes her trailer park near the Brazos River.
"I was going to paint the inside...no good no more," says Sylvia.
But there's one thing helping a couple of these Riveredge residents stay afloat in their sea of troubles.
It's their Houston Astros.
"For a week I would go home and have something nice to enjoy and everybody cheering and having a good time. Even my son-in-law. He drank some beer. He had one beer and I said, 'oh my god,'" recalls Sylvia.
An escape, as Sylvia called it, in the midst of her unlivable mess at home.
"Seeing the game, coming back to earth, being an American, even though we're going through hardship, we got to keep on living. Keep on cheering for our country, our town, our stars," says Sylvia.