Orlando survivors establishing new life 6 years after Maria

Orlando survivors establishing new life 6 years after Maria
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ORLANDO, Fla. — On Sept. 19, 2017, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, killing thousands of people and forcing more than 100,000 people to flee to the U.S. mainland. About 50,000 of those hurricane refugees came to Florida, many of those to the Orlando area.


What You Need To Know

  •  On Sept. 19, 2017, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, killing thousands of people and forcing more than 100,000 people to flee to the U.S. mainland 
  • About 50,000 of those hurricane refugees came to Florida, many of those to the Orlando area
  • Even six years later, Norma River is still working to establish her life in Central Florida after coming here with just $35 

Even six years later, Norma Rivera is still working to establish her life in Central Florida. She came to Orlando with just $35 after Hurricane Maria forced her to leave Puerto Rico.

Rivera says there neighbors were like family and she didn’t want to leave. But the situation was so dire economically after the storm, she came to…

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