David Ovalle

Miami Herald

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David Ovalle is a staff writer at the Miami Herald.

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The scope of destruction left by Hurricane Maria is still unknown in Puerto. Residents and government officials have just started surveying the damage.

Puerto Rico grapples with hurricane damage

The scope of destruction left by Hurricane Maria is still unknown in Puerto. Residents and government officials have just started surveying the damage.

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