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News March 26, 2018 posted by

South Carolina team helps Puerto Rico rise

By Jessica Brodie. Driving through San Juan and into the mountains of northern Puerto Rico, it’s hard to tell what is hurricane damage versus storm-exposed poverty. Two-story concrete houses and mural-painted businesses stand strong alongside half-tattered rubble and buildings with blue-tarp roofs. Still others are just a crumpled shell of iron bars and decay. Litter-strewn patches of grass share space with grazing cows, horses and goats; a giant crushed-metal structure fills the next field over. And everywhere, amid the wreckage and the rebuild, Puerto Rican flags wave proudly.

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South Carolina team helps Puerto Rico rise
News September 7, 2017 posted by

Irma: ‘As ready as we can possibly be’

By Jessica Brodie. As Hurricane Irma continues its devastating path across the Caribbean and on toward Florida, South Carolina is bracing for the worst. But United Methodist leaders say they stand watchful—and ready to respond with Christian aid should the need arise.

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Irma: ‘As ready as we can possibly be’

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