Jennifer Lopez locates her missing family members in Puerto Rico
UPI News Service, 09/28/2017
Jennifer Lopez was feeling grateful Wednesday after locating missing family members in Puerto Rico.
The 48-year-old singer, actress and "World of Dance" judge announced alongside an Instagram video that she finally reconnected with her aunt Adela and uncle Tomas several "long" days after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
"After a long 6 days we found the last of the family! Now the rebuilding begins!! #tiotomas #titiadela #familia #puertorico #unidosporpuertorico #LOVE #lovemakestheworldgoround #TioNegroImissyou," she wrote.
The video shows Lopez's aunt and uncle discuss the star's generosity and how they remember her from when she was young.
Her aunt voiced her love for Lopez and her gratitude for help since the hurricane.
Lopez said Sept. 21 that she hadn't "been able to hear" from family in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria reached the island. She entreated fans at the time to support and donate to relief efforts.
"The devastation is beyond belief," the singer said. "What's foremost on my mind and many others is trying to figure out the best way to help."
Lopez announced Sunday that she will donate $1 million to benefit hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.
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She will also help raise funds by headlining a Tidal relief concert with Jay-Z and DJ Khaled on Oct. 17.
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