Fear. Panic. Heartbreak.
Those were the feelings going through the minds of those who hunkered down during Hurricane Irma over the past weekend.
For Jennifer Cooper, that fear came into focus when she watched the storm rip the roof off her home in St. Thomas, and as water flooded into the apartment where she was sheltering.
“When I saw the roof fly off and then the water started pouring down, that’s the first time I started to really think that we weren’t going to make it,” Cooper...