Storing valuables in your washing machine could be a viable option during a hurricane.
Storing valuables in your washing machine could be a viable option during a hurricane. CONNIE OGLE cogle@miamiherald.com
Storing valuables in your washing machine could be a viable option during a hurricane. CONNIE OGLE cogle@miamiherald.com

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