Super Typhoon Yutu connects distant family members
181211-A-RT268-008.JPG Photo By: Staff Sgt. James Kennedy Benjami

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands - Oleai Elementary School first-grade teacher Ernestina Agulto, left, receives donated books from U.S. Army Lt. Col. Richard Barcinas, right, a middle school teacher in Guam and a Soldier with the 9th Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve, currently assigned to Task Force-West, at OES in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Dec. 11, 2018. Through Super Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts, Agulto and Barcinas discovered their family relationship dating back three generations, when Agulto’s great-grandmother and Barcinas’ great-grandfather, both siblings, came from Guam to Saipan.


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