Central Florida residents work to help evacuees from Puerto Rico

ORLANDO, Fla. — People in Central Florida are preparing to take in any evacuees from Puerto Rico.


Staff from Rep. Darren Soto’s office stood at the arrivals gate of Orlando International Airport on Wednesday.

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They welcomed people from the island with pamphlets listing all the resources available to them.

“As a fellow Puerto Rican, this breaks my heart,” said Roxy Santiago. “This is my family. These are my brothers and sisters. They’re Americans.”

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