Ashley Gonzalez, center, points her cell phone towards a cell tower as she and others try to place calls to the U.S. mainland outside of Dorado on PR22 in Puerto Rico on Saturday.
Ashley Gonzalez, center, points her cell phone towards a cell tower as she and others try to place calls to the U.S. mainland outside of Dorado on PR22 in Puerto Rico on Saturday. CARL JUSTE CJUSTE@MIAMIHERALD.COM
Ashley Gonzalez, center, points her cell phone towards a cell tower as she and others try to place calls to the U.S. mainland outside of Dorado on PR22 in Puerto Rico on Saturday. CARL JUSTE CJUSTE@MIAMIHERALD.COM

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