Surviving Hurricane Maria, Daily Memoirs

Creator: Abel Gomez-Colon
Age rating: 13 and older
Based on a true story of a Single father and his struggle of surviving the initial days of Hurricane Maria and its aftermath. He was forced to ride out the storm with his Family several towns away; his journey and their overcoming the catastrophic event which impacted many
Synopsis: This is a non-fiction recollection of real time events that occurred during the category 5 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico (US Territory). During which time I tried to record as much as possible in light of providing enough comprehensible information to assist others in understanding real time events before, during and after such a catastrophic event.
Red cross, FEMA, Macro fuel Emergency, US Army Corp of Engineers, US Army, US Air force, USN Comfort, US Marine Corps and many more contributed to the relief effort to the islands of Vieques, Culebra and the US Virgin Islands. Keep in mind Hurricane Irma had struck the state of Florida and parts of Puerto Rico. A week before Hurricane Harvey had done damage in Texas.

The Following months were yet to comeā€¦.

Latest Work

  • Script 1 - Abel's Original Draft
    Creative Notes:
    Taking place on the West side of Puerto Rico; no where close to the capital of San Juan and its rapid life style. Resources were scarce and in high demand. A sense of forced survival mode took place in everyone that was not ready for the storm; because that was the norm on the island. At the last second the storm was suppose to either shift high or low not hit directly. Total transformation of PR