The streets of Everglades City became waterways after Hurricane Irma rolled through. This is Collier Avenue, the main drag.
The streets of Everglades City became waterways after Hurricane Irma rolled through. This is Collier Avenue, the main drag. Kate Irby Miami Herald/McClatchy
The streets of Everglades City became waterways after Hurricane Irma rolled through. This is Collier Avenue, the main drag. Kate Irby Miami Herald/McClatchy

They made fun of him for building a fortress. Then he survived Hurricane Irma.

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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.