In Big Pine Key, one of the areas in the Florida Keys hardest hit by Hurricane Irma, wrecked homes still line the roads nearly nine months later. Some sport 'for sale' signs, a popular option on the working class island for those who can't afford to rebuild.
In Big Pine Key, one of the areas in the Florida Keys hardest hit by Hurricane Irma, wrecked homes still line the roads nearly nine months later. Some sport 'for sale' signs, a popular option on the working class island for those who can't afford to rebuild. Alex Harris aharris@miamiherald.com
In Big Pine Key, one of the areas in the Florida Keys hardest hit by Hurricane Irma, wrecked homes still line the roads nearly nine months later. Some sport 'for sale' signs, a popular option on the working class island for those who can't afford to rebuild. Alex Harris aharris@miamiherald.com

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