In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, artist Danny Acosta completes lettering the Key West buoy, which reads, “90 Miles to Cuba. Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S.A., Key West, FL,’’ on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Hurricane Irma pummeled one of the most-photographed tourism icons in the Florida Keys on Sept. 10, 2017, stripping most of the paint and a large chunk of stucco.
In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, artist Danny Acosta completes lettering the Key West buoy, which reads, “90 Miles to Cuba. Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S.A., Key West, FL,’’ on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Hurricane Irma pummeled one of the most-photographed tourism icons in the Florida Keys on Sept. 10, 2017, stripping most of the paint and a large chunk of stucco. Rob O'Neal AP
In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, artist Danny Acosta completes lettering the Key West buoy, which reads, “90 Miles to Cuba. Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S.A., Key West, FL,’’ on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Hurricane Irma pummeled one of the most-photographed tourism icons in the Florida Keys on Sept. 10, 2017, stripping most of the paint and a large chunk of stucco. Rob O'Neal AP

Selfie-snappers, prolific picture takers, take note: Key West’s colorful buoy is back

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