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'We are U.S. Citizens; We Shouldn't be the Lesser': Puerto Rico Cries Out for More Hurricane Aid


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Puerto Rico is crying out for more aid as the island struggles with devastated power and water systems in the wake of Category 5 Hurricane Maria, along with infrastructure damage to the Guajataca Dam that puts it at high risk of failure.
Only a few hospitals have managed to stay in operation; one told CNN that they're running out of fuel for their generator and will run out of supplies and medicine in a couple of days.
White House officials said a disaster aid request for Puerto Rico would likely be sent to Congress in the first or second week of October. Tweeted Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Hamilton playwright and composer who is of Puerto Rican descent, "Hey @realDonaldTrump you can't wait that long. There will be a lot of American deaths on your watch if you wait that long.":snip:

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