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Photos: Devastation In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

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Puerto Rico is attempting to recover from Hurricane Maria. It is the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory in decades.

A boy plays at a flooded playground close to a shelter, while Hurricane Maria approaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic on Wednesday. (Tatiana Fernandez/AP)
A boy plays at a flooded playground close to a shelter, while Hurricane Maria approaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic on Wednesday. (Tatiana Fernandez/AP)
Boys look out the window of the Hoyo de Friusa Community Center, which is serving as a shelter while Hurricane Maria approaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic on Wednesday. (Tatiana Fernandez/AP)
Boys look out the window of the Hoyo de Friusa Community Center, which is serving as a shelter while Hurricane Maria approaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic on Wednesday. (Tatiana Fernandez/AP)
Rescue team members Candida Lozada, left, and Stephanie Rivera, second from left, Mary Rodriguez, second from right, and Zuly Ruiz, right, embrace as they wait to assist in the aftermath of the hurricane in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Wednesday. (Carlos Giusti/AP)
Rescue team members Candida Lozada, left, and Stephanie Rivera, second from left, Mary Rodriguez, second from right, and Zuly Ruiz, right, embrace as they wait to assist in the aftermath of the hurricane in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Wednesday. (Carlos Giusti/AP)
A woman seeking shelter prays with her rosary at the Juan Ponce de Leon Elementary School before the arrival of Hurricane Maria, in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, (Carlos Giusti/AP)
A woman seeking shelter prays with her rosary at the Juan Ponce de Leon Elementary School before the arrival of Hurricane Maria, in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, (Carlos Giusti/AP)
People examine a gas station flooded and damaged by the impact of the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years. (Carlos Giusti/AP)
People examine a gas station flooded and damaged by the impact of the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years. (Carlos Giusti/AP)
People walk next to a gas station flooded and damaged by the impact of Hurricane Maria in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Wednesday. (Carlos Giusti/AP)
People walk next to a gas station flooded and damaged by the impact of Hurricane Maria in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Wednesday. (Carlos Giusti/AP)
Rescue personnel from the Emergency Management Agency drive through a flooded road after the hurricane hit in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The hurricane could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis. (Carlos Giusti/AP)
Rescue personnel from the Emergency Management Agency drive through a flooded road after the hurricane hit in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The hurricane could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis. (Carlos Giusti/AP)
A woman covers herself with a plastic bag as she makes her way to work as the hurricane approaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic on Wednesday. (Tatiana Fernandez/AP)
A woman covers herself with a plastic bag as she makes her way to work as the hurricane approaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic on Wednesday. (Tatiana Fernandez/AP)

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