United States Navy Marines veteran Lida Borrero, with husband Angel Santos of Miami, receive a goodie-filled gift bag — along with the new stroller, foreground — during a raffle at Miami VA’s first Veteran Baby Shower on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. The couple's baby girl is due in December. Borrero served in the Navy from 1999 to 2008. Nearly 75 pregnant military veterans received clothing, toiletries, diapers, toys, gift cards and other items. The event was held at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center, 1201 NW 16th St., Miami.
United States Navy Marines veteran Lida Borrero, with husband Angel Santos of Miami, receive a goodie-filled gift bag — along with the new stroller, foreground — during a raffle at Miami VA’s first Veteran Baby Shower on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. The couple's baby girl is due in December. Borrero served in the Navy from 1999 to 2008. Nearly 75 pregnant military veterans received clothing, toiletries, diapers, toys, gift cards and other items. The event was held at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center, 1201 NW 16th St., Miami. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com
United States Navy Marines veteran Lida Borrero, with husband Angel Santos of Miami, receive a goodie-filled gift bag — along with the new stroller, foreground — during a raffle at Miami VA’s first Veteran Baby Shower on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. The couple's baby girl is due in December. Borrero served in the Navy from 1999 to 2008. Nearly 75 pregnant military veterans received clothing, toiletries, diapers, toys, gift cards and other items. The event was held at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center, 1201 NW 16th St., Miami. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com

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September 10, 2016 8:53 PM