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The real death toll in Puerto Rico, 1,500 missing children, and remembering the Battle of Attu.

A new Harvard study estimates that nearly 5,000 Puerto Ricans died as a result of Hurricane Maria and its aftermath. The official death toll stands at 64. We'll speak with Ruben Ramos Colon, who lost his mother to a routine infection following the storm. Plus, we'll fact-check those claims that the US government has lost track of 1,500 immigrant kids. And we delve into World War II history with the story of Attu, an Aleutian island that was taken by the Japanese during the war.

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