John Middlemas of Willard, Mo., shown here after enlisting in the U.S. Navy in World War II
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John Middlemas of Willard, Mo., shown here after enlisting in the U.S. Navy in World War II Courtesy Brennan Gilmore

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    Students and teachers at a San Juan, Puerto Rico, school that had gone without electricity for 112 days since Hurricane Maria struck the island were able to share a special moment on January 11 when the lights finally came back on. Academia Bautista de Puerto Nuevo posted video to its Facebook page of students and teachers running around with joy when the electricity started to work again. The video showed a glimpse into classrooms where young students could be seen jumping up and down as they celebrated.