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Hurricane Maria

Lin-Manuel: Puerto Rican efforts making up for slow start

Lin-Manuel Miranda's next project is far away from Broadway, in a 35-mile-long stage. The artist is focused in helping Puerto Rico recover from the devastation Hurricane Maria has left.

"Our next project is getting a sense of normalcy back to our island," he said more than a month after Maria hit hard. "Everything has kind of taken a back seat to that."

The creator of "Hamilton" has been doing all he can to help the devastated land of his ancestor and will be honored this Thursday for his efforts at the Latin Grammys.

Miranda will receive the Latin Recording Academy President's Merit Award for his "outstanding and numerous...