(Whitney Shefte, Christopher Rish/The Washington Post)
As Irma swept in, concern about a child, a respirator, and a battery
17-month-old Lena was born with a defective diaphragm and needs a ventilator to breathe. Her family moved across the country in 2016 so she could get the best care available, and only recently settled into their own apartment after almost a year spent in the hospital. But Hurricane as Irma moved in, they took shelter back at the hospital, knowing a power cut could endanger Lena’s life
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