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Ortiz-Self returns from assisting in Puerto Rico


Last updated 9/5/2018 at Noon

Sights of destruction like this are all too common in Puerto Rico, even almost a year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit.

With Puerto Rico still recovering from damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria between August and October of last year, Lillian Ortiz-Self traveled to her parents’ homeland in August to see the damage first hand, and help however she could.

Ortiz-Self, a state representative for the 21st Legislative District, was a guest speaker at the 21st Legislative District Democrats’ Aug. 29 meeting at Mukilteo City Hall.

She was in Puerto Rico from Aug. 2-21, assisting with repairs caused by Hurricane Irma, which slammed the island between Aug. 30– Sept. 13, 2017, and Hurricane Maria, which...

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