People line up to get on a Royal Caribbean International’s Adventure of the Seas, a relief boat that is sailing to Fort Lauderdale, Florida with evacuees that are fleeing after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria on Sept. 28 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico experienced widespread damage including to most of the electrical, gas and water grid as well as agriculture after Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 hurricane, passed through.
People line up to get on a Royal Caribbean International’s Adventure of the Seas, a relief boat that is sailing to Fort Lauderdale, Florida with evacuees that are fleeing after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria on Sept. 28 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico experienced widespread damage including to most of the electrical, gas and water grid as well as agriculture after Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 hurricane, passed through. Joe Raedle Getty Images
People line up to get on a Royal Caribbean International’s Adventure of the Seas, a relief boat that is sailing to Fort Lauderdale, Florida with evacuees that are fleeing after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria on Sept. 28 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico experienced widespread damage including to most of the electrical, gas and water grid as well as agriculture after Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 hurricane, passed through. Joe Raedle Getty Images

This cruise was canceled to run a rescue mission in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

September 27, 2017 04:22 PM

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