A home in the southeastern coast of Maunabo, where hurricane María entered the island. On the roof, along side the Puerto Rican and American Flag, a signs says, "Yo voy a ti P.R.", which roughly translates to "I am rooting for you Puerto Rico."
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The day after Maria. A palm trunk is snapped in two in Condado, San Juan.
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A girl in the mountainous central city of Utuado walks towards what used to be her home. A small creek nearby over flowed during the storm, eroding the road and pushing debris through the walls. The family fled the structure during the storm and took shelter in a nearby house that was empty.
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A member of the Puerto Rico State Guard works at the Canóvanas Regional Staging Area, where supplies from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are stored.
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Julia Rodriguez Amaro, 62, with her grandson, at her home in Maunabo, P.R. Julia's husband, Natalio Rodríguez Lebrón, died on Jan. 6, 2018 from a pulmonary disease. He suffered from sleep apnea, and after the power generator ran out of gas his breathing machine stopped working – leaving him without air and contributing to his death. Natalio was 77 years old.
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Julia Guzmán Serrano, 65, hangs a solar lamp in her living room on May 22, 2018, in Utuado, P.R. Eight months after the storm, her home remained without power. Her 67-year-old husband suffers from sleep apnea and is unable to power his breathing machine during the night. "I pray every night to wake up the next morning," said William Reyes, as he fears he might run out of air and die.
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A kid plays at the Dr. Francisco Hernández y Gaetan Elementary School in Santurce for the first day of school after the hurricane. The school was running without electricity.