Before and After: Images of Puerto Rico Six Months After María

A photographer revisits some of the areas that were affected by the catastrophic hurricane.

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These photos taken on March 19, 2018 shows (above) an aerial view of the flooded neighborhood of Juana Matos in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Cataño, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 22, 2017. Below, an aerial view of Juana Matos six months after.
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Above, a man rides his bicycle through a damaged road in Toa Alta, west of San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 24, 2017, following the passage of Hurricane Maria. Below, the same road six months after the hurricane.
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Above, Eduardo Cabán rescues a rooster named Coco from his flooded garage as Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in Fajardo on Sept. 20, 2017. Below, Cabán poses with Coco, six months after María.
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Above, an aerial view of the damage caused by La Plata River in Toa Alta, west of San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 24, 2017, following the passage of Hurricane Maria. Below, the same view six months after.
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A house destroyed by hurricane winds in Corozal, west of San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 24, 2017, following the passage of Hurricane Maria. Below, how the house looks six months after.
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A damaged sail boat washed ashore after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 20, 2017. Below, how the area looks six months after.
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The picture above downed power line poles and damaged palm trees in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Oct. 2, 2017. Below, cars drive on a recently repaired road.
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A house destroyed by hurricane winds in Barranquitas, southwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 24, 2017, following the passage of Hurricane Maria. The house had to be demolished after the family living in the house were unable to fix it six months after.
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Above, a house that was washed away by heavy surf during the passing of Hurricane María is seen in Manatí, Puerto Rico on Oct. 6, 2017. Below, how it looks six months after.
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A car drives on a damaged road in the aftermath of Hurricane María in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Oct. 2, 2017. Six months later, the road is repaired.
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Above, cars driving through a flooded road in the aftermath of Hurricane María in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, 2017. Below, an aerial view six months after.
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Cars driving through the flooded Roman Baldorioty de Castro highway in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, 2017. Below, an aerial view six months after.
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