A patient is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma. A total of 11 patients died.
A patient is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma. A total of 11 patients died. Amy Beth Bennett AP / Sun-Sentinel
A patient is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma. A total of 11 patients died. Amy Beth Bennett AP / Sun-Sentinel

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