Homeowners covered their roofs in blue tarps to cover damage caused by Hurricane Wilma in Broward County in 2005 while waiting for repairs.
Homeowners covered their roofs in blue tarps to cover damage caused by Hurricane Wilma in Broward County in 2005 while waiting for repairs. AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
Homeowners covered their roofs in blue tarps to cover damage caused by Hurricane Wilma in Broward County in 2005 while waiting for repairs. AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

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September 07, 2017 06:52 PM

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