My Father's House Lost To Maria

My father just lost everything to Hurricane Maria. A few years ago he move back to his home town in Puerto Rico. After over 40 years of working in the states. As far back as I can remember he always dreamed of building his house in the tiny patch of land his parents left him. A few years ago he finally mustered the courage to take the leap. Even though he really did not have the means to.
It took him about 5 years and a lot of obstacles to finally build his little wooden house piece by piece. But he did it. We were all so happy the his dream was coming true. He had just finished furnishing the house and had some small things to take care of before he could move in the weekend after Maria hit.
He lives in the town of Yabuco in a place called Camino Nuevo.(New Road). Which is where Maria came in.
My father has done everything for us. Even when he did not have to give, he found a way. Our biggest regret is that we have not been able to take care him like he did for us.
I am hoping to raise this money for him so he can rebuild his house. This time If we raise enough money he can build it from cement to withstand a hurricane.
It is the only thing that I can think of to do as none of us have the ability to give him what he needs. But hopefully enough people see this and we can get there even if it's a dollar at a time . Love you pops.

I have attached a photo of my dad's house from a couple of weeks ago as well as one of him with his kids the last time we saw him.

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Elias Eric Morales 
Boston, MA
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