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Our herman@s in #PuertoRico need our help. 100s of earthquakes have rattled the island since late Dec. A 6.4 magnitude quake Tuesday caused severe destruction, killing at least 1, injuring more, damaging buildings + landmarks (incl Punta Ventana), and instilling fear in many.
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Thousands, including families with young children, are now forced to sleep outside or in shelters, rather than in vulnerable or compromised structures. Our prayers are with the resilient Puerto Rican people in the wake of yet another tragedy.
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Millions of U.S. citizens continue to be literally & metaphorically shaken by ongoing quakes. Due to damage to a major power plant, the island was once again without electricity, reminiscent of the prolonged blackout and emergency situation that followed Hurricane Maria. 3/
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THREAD. Wanna help Puerto Rico? If you are a US citizen, of course you do, because they are too! Here's what you do. #PuertoRicoStrong👇🏿🇺🇸✊🏿
1. Call congress (202) 224-3121 & tell them to release disaster aid now & freeze & eventually forgive Puerto Rico's debt. #PuertoRicoStrong
Puerto Rico's has so much debt because as a territory they don't have state's rights or the sovereignty a country has. WE PUT THEM IN DEBT.
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22.9.2017: <1/2 of mainland Americans know Puerto Ricans have U.S. citizenship. #Hurricane #PuertoRicoSeLevanta huffingtonpost.com/entry/american…
12.9.2017: "It is American land. Has been for 100 years." #Hurricane #USVirginIslands #Maria #Irma
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