Idalia Rodriguez

Puerto Rican

Puerto Rican living in LA.

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Phone and internet connections with Puerto Rico are extremely limited, leaving friends and relatives with lots of unanswered questions.

Relief efforts ramp up in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Phone and internet connections with Puerto Rico are extremely limited, leaving friends and relatives with lots of unanswered questions.

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