Rubén Sánchez, a host at Puerto Rico’s WKAQ-AM (580), speaks on a Facebook video after Hurricane Maria damaged his station’s studio.
Rubén Sánchez, a host at Puerto Rico’s WKAQ-AM (580), speaks on a Facebook video after Hurricane Maria damaged his station’s studio. Facebook
Rubén Sánchez, a host at Puerto Rico’s WKAQ-AM (580), speaks on a Facebook video after Hurricane Maria damaged his station’s studio. Facebook

Maria took a Puerto Rican radio station’s roof. But the hosts stayed on air anyway.

September 20, 2017 4:03 PM

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