Watch the Joyous Moment a Puerto Rican School Gets Power Back 112 Days After Hurricane Maria

Nearly three months after Hurricane Maria, vast portions of Puerto Rico are still without power—so when the lights finally come back on, it’s a huge deal.

Students and teachers at Academia Bautista de Puerto Nuevo–a school in San Juan–went without electricity for 112 days after the storm. The joyous moment that power was restored at last was thankfully captured on camera.

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