Puerto Rican School Celebrates After Power Comes On

Photo: The Grio

Puerto Rican school kids are celebrating after the power was finally restored to their school. Students at an elementary school in San Juan have still been attending classes- despite the fact they haven’t had power since Hurricane Maria devastated the island 112 days ago. But this week, the lights came back on and a video taken inside the school shows the kids cheering with excitement:


Crews are still hard at work with the ongoing restoration, and the Army Corps of Engineers believes most Puerto Ricans will have power again by March. Read the full story here (Orlando Sentinel), and listen to Pat McMahon on demand for free, with new podcast episodes every day:

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