When Hurricane Ike blew through the southern coast of Texas, hitting cities such as Galveston and Houston on Sept. 12, it brought destruction and displacement, but it wasn't able to dissolve something perhaps even more significant - community.

"It's times like these we see the true spirit of Houston," said Kenneth Guidry, president and director of PKF Texas in Houston. "All of our clients, our entire community is dealing with this. I think it's a delicate balance between getting back onboard, getting back to business, which helps people return to some normalcy, but at the same time, appreciating that people's lives are not normal."

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