Luis M. Gonzalez and his brother Ricardo Gonzalez watch the latest Hurricane Irma updates from Luis Gonzalez’s yacht, where he lives with his wife, on Thursday.
Luis M. Gonzalez and his brother Ricardo Gonzalez watch the latest Hurricane Irma updates from Luis Gonzalez’s yacht, where he lives with his wife, on Thursday. SYDNEY PEREIRA spereira@miamiherald.com
Luis M. Gonzalez and his brother Ricardo Gonzalez watch the latest Hurricane Irma updates from Luis Gonzalez’s yacht, where he lives with his wife, on Thursday. SYDNEY PEREIRA spereira@miamiherald.com

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