Latter-day Saint Life

Mormon Leader in Puerto Rico: "We Don't Want to Be Forgotten"


“The hurricane was so tough,” San Juan Puerto Rico Stake President Wilfred Rosa told Church News. “We still have people struggling just to find food and water. We wait in long lines to get supplies. And, for most people, there’s still no [running] water or power."

Wilfred Rosa wages daily battles with food and water shortages, power outages, gas lines, and spotty cell phone service.

Such challenges have come to define life in the days and weeks since Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico. But perhaps his greatest fear is "that people will forget about us. We don’t want to be forgotten. We will have needs here for months to come.”

Lead image from the Deseret News
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