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President Trump tosses paper towels to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump tossed paper towels into a crowd in Puerto Rico.

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President Donald Trump tossed paper towels into a crowd in Puerto Rico.

President Donald Trump has handed out supplies at a church in Puerto Rico.

About 200 local residents were at Calvary Chapel, cheering Trump as he walked in. Tables nearby were lined with supplies that included paper towels, bags of rice, candy bars, and water bottles.

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The president shook hands and handed people flashlights. A few times, he tossed paper towel rolls into the crowd.

Surrounded by a sea of cellphone cameras, Trump said, ‘‘There’s a lot of love in this room.’’ He called those in attendance, ‘‘Great people.’’

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