Residents of San Juan's "La Perla" neighborhood have taken hurricane recovery into their own hands as they start the hard task of clean-up because of fear of being forgotten by the government. Hurricane Maria has left many of San Juan's streets flooded and blocked by fallen power lines, trees, and debris.
Residents of San Juan's "La Perla" neighborhood have taken hurricane recovery into their own hands as they start the hard task of clean-up because of fear of being forgotten by the government. Hurricane Maria has left many of San Juan's streets flooded and blocked by fallen power lines, trees, and debris. Carl Juste cjuste@miamiherald.com
Residents of San Juan's "La Perla" neighborhood have taken hurricane recovery into their own hands as they start the hard task of clean-up because of fear of being forgotten by the government. Hurricane Maria has left many of San Juan's streets flooded and blocked by fallen power lines, trees, and debris. Carl Juste cjuste@miamiherald.com

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