Lin-Manuel Miranda poses for a portrait at the 2016 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception on May 4, 2016 in New York City.
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‘Hamilton’ star Lin-Manuel Miranda on his mission to help Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico’s crumbling economy has inspired Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and star of the Broadway smash “Hamilton,” to help his parents’ place of origin. The U.S. territory is some $70 billion in debt and recently defaulted on its largest debt payment this year. Now Miranda is calling on Congress to ensure Puerto Rico gets a second act.

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‘Hamilton’ star Lin-Manuel Miranda on his mission to help Puerto Rico