At the Puerto Rico Photonics Institute, a student overcomes incredible hardship to complete his studies on time
On 20 September 2017, Marcos Santini was home with his infant son in the city of Caguas, Puerto Rico. His wife, Wilmady Pagan, was still at work. It was no ordinary day. For close to a week, the Santinis, like everyone else on the island, had nervously watched the weather reports as a tropical storm crossed the Caribbean on a path headed straight for Puerto Rico.