Five-year-old Elliott and his mother, Hasina Brinson, pictured outside their Buena Vista home, which has roof leaks from Hurricane Irma.
Five-year-old Elliott and his mother, Hasina Brinson, pictured outside their Buena Vista home, which has roof leaks from Hurricane Irma. Jose A. Iglesias jiglesias@elnuevoherald.com
Five-year-old Elliott and his mother, Hasina Brinson, pictured outside their Buena Vista home, which has roof leaks from Hurricane Irma. Jose A. Iglesias jiglesias@elnuevoherald.com

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