WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) –
After losing nearly everything they own to Hurricane Maria, Milagros Galindez and Angel Baez can finally start to rebuild.
“They sat in water. She had the baby three days after the hurricane. They sat in water,” Milagros’ sister, Kelsye Ortiz said.
With help from Milagros’ sister Kelsye, the couple and their two young children hopped on a plane to Wichita to start a new life.
“I’m glad that they made the choice to come out here. I think that it was, now I know that it was meant to be,” Ortiz said.
They enrolled their son Jael in school at cloud elementary, and that’s how Jael’s teacher, Roxanne Murillo, learned of their struggles.
“I received a student straight from Puerto Rico whose family had lost everything in the hurricane,” Roxanne Murillo said.
Roxanne and her husband, Nicolas, knew …
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