Overshadowed by Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands recover slowly from Maria

As most Americans are aware, last September 20, Hurricane Maria struck the island of Puerto Rico, packing a mighty punch and wreaking havoc on the island. However, less publicized was the storms effect on the United States Virgin Islands. This past week, the territory took time to reflect on its year-long journey. Virgin Islanders and their communities were first devastated, but have since come together in support of the relief effort, hopefully strengthening them for the better. Maria’s first hurricane force winds were recorded during the early hours of September 20 just south of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands....

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