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St. Croix damage from above

A giant sign in the front yard of a St. Croix homeowner asks President Trump for "tremendous! huge! best ever!" relief for the U.S. Virgin Islands, as seen from a Navy helicopter passing over the U.S. Virgin Islands.   



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A giant sign in the front yard of a St. Croix homeowner asks President Trump for "tremendous! huge! best ever!" relief for the U.S. Virgin Islands, as seen from a Navy helicopter passing over the U.S. Virgin Islands. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A giant sign in the front yard of a St. Croix homeowner asks President Trump for "tremendous! huge! best ever!" relief for the U.S. Virgin Islands, as seen from a Navy helicopter passing over the U.S. Virgin Islands. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A man stands outside a destroyed home in this aerial photo from a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey surveying the aftermath from Hurricane Maria in St. Croix. 


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A man stands outside a destroyed home in this aerial photo from a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey surveying the aftermath from Hurricane Maria in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A man stands outside a destroyed home in this aerial photo from a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey surveying the aftermath from Hurricane Maria in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Roof shingles, a playground and the sign of a restaurant lie scattered on hurricane-battered St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Roof shingles, a playground and the sign of a restaurant lie scattered on hurricane-battered St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Roof shingles, a playground and the sign of a restaurant lie scattered on hurricane-battered St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Toppled trees lie on a tennis court after Hurricane Maria battered St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Toppled trees lie on a tennis court after Hurricane Maria battered St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Toppled trees lie on a tennis court after Hurricane Maria battered St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Classrooms in a severely damaged school in St. Croix. 

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Classrooms in a severely damaged school in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Classrooms in a severely damaged school in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A destroyed home in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A destroyed home in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A destroyed home in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Damaged buildings and strewn debris in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Damaged buildings and strewn debris in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Damaged buildings and strewn debris in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Shipping containers strewn around the main port in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Shipping containers strewn around the main port in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Shipping containers strewn around the main port in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A badly damaged neighborhood in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A badly damaged neighborhood in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A badly damaged neighborhood in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Toppled shipping containers and a destroyed road in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Toppled shipping containers and a destroyed road in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Toppled shipping containers and a destroyed road in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Residents working on their roof in a badly damaged neighborhood in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Residents working on their roof in a badly damaged neighborhood in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Residents working on their roof in a badly damaged neighborhood in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A destroyed home in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A destroyed home in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A destroyed home in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Destroyed homes in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Destroyed homes in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Destroyed homes in St. Croix. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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