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Op-Ed: Five Years Later: A Transformative Virgin Islands Is Still Possible

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FIVE YEARS LATER: A TRANSFORMATIVE VIRGIN ISLANDS IS STILL POSSIBLE    Like many Virgin Islanders, September 6, 2017, is forever etched in my mind. For what seemed like an unending day, Hurricane Irma relentlessly pummeled the territory, and Virgin Islanders watched in mute shock as the Category 5 storm shredded roofs, uprooted trees, and shattered lives. Then, exactly…