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October 9th, 2017

Clarksville Police Chaplain Gathers Satellite Phones for Puerto Rico

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - One of the biggest problems still being felt in Puerto Rico is communication; so Clarksville Police Department Chaplain Modesto Martinez decided to make a difference with sate

"We still have a lot of families who haven't been able to talk to their loved ones," said Chaplain Modesto Martinez, Clarksville Police Department.

Martinez says he realized just how bad the communication was when he couldn't contact his mother after the hurricane for five days.

"In my case, my mother lives pretty close to a river. I was eating my nails the first fives days. I didn't know if she was OK, she's by herself," said Martinez.

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