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>> Tourists were once attracted to this quaint Mexican fishing village. But that changed when Hurricane Willa slammed into Teacapan as a Category three storm Tuesday night leaving homes and businesses in shambles. Owners of some restaurants here say they aren't sure if it's worth cleaning up or if they should clear out and take their businesses elsewhere.
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Reuter's correspondent, David Alire Garcia, has more.>> Behind me, what you see is the boardwalk. This is a fishing village where a lot of people have little restaurants, people come for tourism, and it's pretty much destroyed it behind me. People are just now returning to try to figure out what to do to rescue material that can be reused.
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But it's gonna take a long time before this gets back to normal, and some semblance of regular life comes back. Evacuated residents are coming back to survey the damage, despite transportation challenges. The two-lane highway leading to the village is littered with more than 100 fallen electrical poles. Workers say it could take two weeks to restore power to the area.
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But it remains unclear when and if the village will be repaired enough to attract tourists like it once did.