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Puerto Rico teachers reflect on Hurricane Maria 1 year later

Physically, we will never be the same. But, emotionally, we are growing stronger.

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Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico just as the 2017 school year was beginning. A year later, two teachers recall their struggle to rebuild their schools and communities amid the devastation. (article link, but also includes a video embedded)