Handy men Daniel Hernandez, left, and Mario Baniaga, right, work quickly and efficiently to board up the windows for a client’s storefront in advance of Hurricane Maria at the historic Old San Juan in Puerto Rico on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.
Handy men Daniel Hernandez, left, and Mario Baniaga, right, work quickly and efficiently to board up the windows for a client’s storefront in advance of Hurricane Maria at the historic Old San Juan in Puerto Rico on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. CARL JUSTE CJUSTE@MIAMIHERALD.COM
Handy men Daniel Hernandez, left, and Mario Baniaga, right, work quickly and efficiently to board up the windows for a client’s storefront in advance of Hurricane Maria at the historic Old San Juan in Puerto Rico on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. CARL JUSTE CJUSTE@MIAMIHERALD.COM

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