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Some Miami residents stay put and brace for Hurricane Irma — including many who lack the money to flee

Some Miami residents stay put and brace for Hurricane Irma — including many who lack the money to flee

Genaro Dacosta has a monkey on his back, at least sometimes. It’s a small pet marmoset that may force him to ride out Hurricane Irma, now lumbering toward his home on Miami Beach.

Dacosta wants to evacuate, as the government has ordered and as most of his neighbors were doing Thursday. He’s been frantically calling authorities in Tallahassee, the state capital, to get permission to bring the monkey to a shelter. So far, no luck. Hotels aren’t keen on allowing monkeys, either.

So on Thursday morning, Dacosta found himself, with his family, loading sandbags into the back of his pickup. They are among a band of residents — call them stubborn, or maybe desperate — who are going to...

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