Here’s What Really Happened in Puerto Rico
Editor’s Note: Jake Reyes runs La Quinta Columna, TFC’s Spanish Edition. He lives in Puerto Rico. The former Marine was on the Island when Maria hit. Here’s his story:
(TFC) – It was 2:30 a.m. when the Beast started to attack… at first, it sounded like a giant serpent hiss, and then the roar began… it was like a huge beast destroying everything in its path.
The air-conditioner in my room was ripped out by the tremendous force of the winds, leaving a hole. I started screaming at my father while holding a piece of wood to try to cover the window. After half an hour, I begin to pile wood and furniture against the hole in the window.
Maria has left a path of destruction like we have never seen before, but we Puerto Ricans have a long history dealing with beasts like Maria. The governor of Puerto Rico says