Astros star Carlos Correa surprises HPD officers in his native Puerto Rico

Rare | 11/27/2017 | Gerald Hanks
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Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa recently paid a surprise visit to Houston police officers working on hurricane relief efforts in his native Puerto Rico.

According to Houston Police Department (HPD) announcements, officers are currently working on site at several areas of the Caribbean island affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria earlier this year.

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The officers posted a photo with the World Series star on the HPD Twitter account.

Correa also reportedly held a benefit event in his hometown of Santa Isabel, a town of about 23,000 residents in southern Puerto Rico, which attracted more than 1,000 children by offering food, music, free haircuts and other entertainment.

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Ever since the storms struck the island in September, thousands of residents are still being forced to live without food, water or power thanks to the lack of progress on restoring order to the U.S. territory.

Correa, along with his now-retired teammate Carlos Beltran, made significant contributions toward hurricane relief on their native island:

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For example, Correa arranged for a cargo plane to deliver relief...
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