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Puerto Rican merengue singer Joseph Fonseca says he wrote a holiday song about generators to bring joy to people suffering through a long hurricane recovery that has left thousands dependent on generators for power. Daniella Cheslow for NPR hide caption

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In Puerto Rico, A Generator's Buzz Powers One Singer's Musical Imagination

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Puerto Rican coquito is traditionally made with a blend of coconut milk, rum and cinammon. The creamy, boozy rum punch is a holiday favorite to sip and to share this time of year. Matthew Mead/AP hide caption

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It's Competition Season For Coquito, Puerto Rico's Boozy Holiday Treat

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