Caribbean Shift


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Fleeing San Diego congestion for greener pastures and warmer lineups, the McIntyre family finds their tropic ideal in Puerto Rico, where housing prices are a fifth of what they were stateside, the climate’s more surfer-friendly, and there’s still a Home Depot just down the street.