A Hurricane Destroys a Cemetery in Puerto Rico, Leaving Loved Ones on Their Own – ME Begins at 6 am

Dec 5, 2018

A tree toppled by Hurricane Maria rests over damaged graves in the Villa Palmeras cemetery in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in December 2017.
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In a small town high up in the mountains of Puerto Rico, a cemetery devastated by Hurricane Maria is still closed - forcing some desperate residents to exhume the bodies of their deceased loved ones on their own.

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