John Pepper of Miami buying plywood to cover his french doors in preparation for Hurricane Irma at Home Depot on SW 8th street.
John Pepper of Miami buying plywood to cover his french doors in preparation for Hurricane Irma at Home Depot on SW 8th street. Al Diaz rkoltun@miamiherald.com
John Pepper of Miami buying plywood to cover his french doors in preparation for Hurricane Irma at Home Depot on SW 8th street. Al Diaz rkoltun@miamiherald.com

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    Workers from an organization called Mountain Point provide drug-users with packets of clean syringes, mounds of antibacterial wipes and rolls of gauze from a dwindling supply. Their goal in the wake of the storm is to keep opioid users in Puerto Rico free from deadly diseases they could get from injecting drugs.