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And to this day, Puerto Ricans are still struggling.>> Puerto Ricans are the most resilient people on the face of the Earth. Name any other city in the world that would survive this long without power and without the resources that any American city would get in the wake of a hurricane.
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Because of that, Lin-Manuel, who spent summers on the island, decided to do a three-week run of his smash hit Hamilton in San Juan to raise money for the arts and to spark tourism.>> I'm in awe, I'm in awe of the people of Puerto Rico, every time I come here.
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People are gonna come to Puerto Rico because of Hamilton, and hopefully spend a lot of money here.>> Tickets were given out to residents for t$10 while others, like mainland stars Jimmy Fallon will pay as much as $5,000. Lin-Manuel's Broadway rap musical has won a Pulitzer Prize, 11 Tony Awards, a Grammy Award, and even a first ever Kennedy Center Honor, not to mention buckets of money.
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