Lin-Manuel Miranda playing the starring-role of Hamilton in Puerto Rico

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After Maria left it’s scar on the island of Puerto Rico, many are still without power, and without resources.

“Thank you Puerto Rico!” “Hamilton” creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda said emotionally, after a three-hour performance in the island where his father grew up and where he spent childhood summers. He waved a Puerto Rican flag from the stage, and said at a press conference following the show that Puerto Ricans were “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, you know, the resources that any, any other American city would get in the wake of a hurricane,” said Miranda. “I’m in awe of the people of Puerto Rico.”

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