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RICHMOND, TX - MARCH 3:  Mauricio Marin poses for a portrait at his home in Richmond, TX, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

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Texans recovering from COVID-19 relied on machines to help them breathe. Then the power went out.

After COVID-19 hospitalizations peaked, the number of Texans dependent on home oxygen equipment was at “an all-time high” when a winter storm overwhelmed the state’s power grid in February, leaving many struggling for air.

Submitted photographs of Mauricio Marin during his stay in recovery for Covid treatment in Houston, TX, provided by the fami…
RICHMOND, TX - MARCH 3:  Mauricio Marin's wife, Daysi, helps fasten his CPAP machine as he returns to bed at their home in R…

“Medical Disaster”

“It Happened Again”

RICHMOND, TX - MARCH 3:  Mauricio Marin poses for a portrait at his home in Richmond, TX, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

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