Jana Armstrong and her son Samuel, 15, ride their bikes around the fallen trees that block the bike path at the corner of Curtiss Parkway and Deer Run Road in Miami Springs on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. Hurricane Irma caused the debris.
Jana Armstrong and her son Samuel, 15, ride their bikes around the fallen trees that block the bike path at the corner of Curtiss Parkway and Deer Run Road in Miami Springs on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. Hurricane Irma caused the debris. C.M. GUERRERO. cmguerrero@elnuevoherald.com
Jana Armstrong and her son Samuel, 15, ride their bikes around the fallen trees that block the bike path at the corner of Curtiss Parkway and Deer Run Road in Miami Springs on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. Hurricane Irma caused the debris. C.M. GUERRERO. cmguerrero@elnuevoherald.com

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September 18, 2017 10:20 PM

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