Pedro Garcia, right, purchases necessities prior to Hurricane Irma, including water, saltines, cans of tuna and some canned products at the Sedanos Supermarket on Eighth Street and 48th Avenue on September 5, 2017.
Pedro Garcia, right, purchases necessities prior to Hurricane Irma, including water, saltines, cans of tuna and some canned products at the Sedanos Supermarket on Eighth Street and 48th Avenue on September 5, 2017. Roberto Koltun rkoltun@miamiherald.com
Pedro Garcia, right, purchases necessities prior to Hurricane Irma, including water, saltines, cans of tuna and some canned products at the Sedanos Supermarket on Eighth Street and 48th Avenue on September 5, 2017. Roberto Koltun rkoltun@miamiherald.com

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