Puerto Rican Combat Vet Is Down To His Last Dose Of Insulin

Hurricane Maria not only devastated structures throughout Puerto Rico, but it also is demolishing the lives of survivors. Case in point, Miguel Olivera,75, a combat veteran of the Vietnam War, who is down to his last dose of insulin.

Hurricane Maria not only devastated structures throughout Puerto Rico, but it also is demolishing the lives of survivors. Case in point, Miguel Olivera,75, a combat veteran of the Vietnam War, who is down to his last dose of insulin according to CNN.

He needs insulin to survive but his last vial is sitting, at risk of spoiling, in that refrigerator that can no longer keep it cool. His town, Aguas Buenas, in the mountains above San Juan, was left tattered by Hurricane Maria.

"I can't describe the storm. I've never seen anything like it in my life," [Diana Aponte, 73, his wife] says. "I thank God I'm still alive." All her fears now are for her husband, and that insulin in the fridge.

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