Remembering Hurricane Maria

Yesterday was the third anniversary of Hurricane Maria. I wanted to share a piece I wrote while reminiscing the tragedy with my family. To my fellow survivors: I hope you find comfort in knowing you are not alone.   The wooden fence behind our house finally relented and gave in to the unstoppable winds. The sound of its collapse caused my mother to find a seat on the couch and pray for our safety. It felt as if the island itself was being pushed and taken to a far-off place. One of my sisters held the front door to our house …

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