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'Superstorm' Sandy damage widespread and severe

Wreckage and power outages from massive superstorm Sandy, which devastated the East Coast this week, could take days or weeks to sort out.

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Oct. 30, 2012: Kim Johnson looks over the destruction near her seaside apartment in Atlantic City, N.J.
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Oct. 31, 2012: President Barack Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie upon his arrival at Atlantic City International Airport, in Atlantic City, NJ.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Kim Johnson looks over debris thrown around but Storm Sandy at her apartment building on the ocean in Atlantic City, N.J.
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Oct. 30, 2012: A front end loader clears debris caught in floods and washed onto the beach near the Seaview community in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, in Coney Island, N.Y.
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This is undated photo shows Christ the Savior Orthodox Church in North Royalton, OH following the high wind storms of storm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: A van is flipped on its side in the aftermath of flooding caused by superstorm Sandy, in the Coney Island section of the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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Oct. 30, 2012: Vladimir Gindin carries his dog Bobby while searching for his car in the aftermath of floods from Hurricane Sandy in the Coney Island section of the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Employees from MTA New York City Transit work to restore the South Ferry subway station after it was flooded by seawater during superstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Hurricane Winds Hit Lake Michigan, wave heights were expected in the 32-34ft range.
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Oct. 31, 2012: Members of the National Guard and Hoboken Police ride a large truck through floodwaters used to pluck people from high water in Hoboken, N.J., in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: This photo made available by the New Jersey Governor's Office shows damage to the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, N.J. on after superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey Monday evening.
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Oct. 31, 2012: Water is pumped from a restaurant on First Street in Hoboken, N.J. in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: This photo made available by the New Jersey Governor's Office shows flooding on the bay side of Seaside, N.J. after superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey Monday evening.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Corrado DeArce, of Moonachie, N.J., rides on a front loader above floodwaters in the Metropolitan Trailer Park, in Monnachie, N.J., in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: This photo made available by the New Jersey Governor's Office, shows a flooding in Belmar, N.J. after superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey Monday evening.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Governor Chris Christie updates the media on the damage though out the state caused by Hurricane Sandy at the Regional Operations and Intelligence Center (ROIC) in Ewing.
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Oct. 31, 2012: David Bagatelle, of Hoboken, N.J., walks from his residence on Park Avenue through high water in Hoboken, N.J., in the wake of superstorm Sandy. Bagatelle's home is surrounded by water, but dry, where his wife and 7day-old baby are staying.
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Oct. 31, 2012: A police car patrols in front of the New York Stock Exchange before it reopens for trading for the first time this week following a two-day shutdown due to superstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Boats and other debris sit on the track on the Long Island Railroad's Long Beach Branch near the bridge at Reynolds Channel in Island Park/Long Beach, New York.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Carlo Popolano stands outside his beachfront home, damaged in superstorm Sandy, in Coney Island's Sea Gate community in New York. Popolano said he was watching the storm with his son and "everything was okay until about 7:30 and then one big wave came and washed away our whole backyard."
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Oct. 30, 2012: People stop along the Brooklyn waterfront to photograph the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline in New York. Much of lower Manhattan is without electric power following the impact of superstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Debris is scattered amidst storm damage from Sandy in Fairfield, Conn.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Peter Andrews removes belongings from his father's beachfront home, destroyed in the aftermath of a storm surge from superstorm Sandy in Coney Island's Sea Gate community in New York. Andrews, 40, who was born in the house, said "we had a lot of storms and the only damage in the past was when a national guardsman threw a sandbag through the window." He added, the house was in the process of being sold.
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Oct. 30, 2012: A man walks through floodwaters in the aftermath of Sandy in Milford, Conn.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Deputy Cliff Tice of the Dare County Sheriff's Department walks down damaged and impassable NC 12 leading into Mirlo Beach in Rodanthe, N.C.

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An ambulance is stuck in over a foot of snow off of Highway 33 West, near Belington, W.Va. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Belington, W.Va. Superstorm Sandy buried parts of West Virginia under more than a foot of snow on Tuesday, cutting power to at least 264,000 customers and closing dozens of roads.
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A 168-foot water tanker, the John B. Caddell, sits on the shore Tuesday morning, Oct. 30, 2012 where it ran aground on Front Street in the Stapleton neighborhood of New York's Staten Island as a result of superstorm Sandy.
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The top of a mailbox rises above the surface of the floodwaters as seven-year-old Sierra Makel takes photos from the front porch of Scott Snyder's home in East Manchester Township, York County, Pa. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
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National Guard, Maryland State Police, and Crisfield police work together to assist a resident into a National Guard truck to be evacuated after the effects of superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Crisfield, Md.
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The inflatable tent that houses the Space Shuttle Enterprise on the deck of the U.S.S. Intrepid in New York City was torn by Sandy's high winds and appears to have damaged the rear stabilier of the spacecraft.
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"This is how Dyker heights and Belt Parkway by Verrazano bridge look like after hurricane."

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"Multiple trees down in van Cortlandt Park as well as around Manhattan college. Construction at apartment building disturbed as well."

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"Some images of Breezy Point, NY on the morning of October 30, 2012. These homes are generally located South of the main road and West of the ball field area, away from the devastating fires."

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Oct. 30, 2012: This aerial photo shows burned-out homes in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough New York after a fire. The tiny beachfront neighborhood told to evacuate before Sandy hit New York burned down as it was inundated by floodwaters, transforming a quaint corner of the Rockaways into a smoke-filled debris field.
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Oct. 30: 2012: This aerial photo shows burned-out homes in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough New York after a fire on. The tiny beachfront neighborhood told to evacuate before Sandy hit New York burned down as it was inundated by floodwaters, transforming a quaint corner of the Rockaways into a smoke-filled debris field.
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The famous Casino Pier in Seaside Heights, NJ, was absolutely devastated by superstorm Sandy.
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A break in the clouds and a double rainbow brighten up the skies over South Seaside Park, NJ on Tuesday, Oct 30th.
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Alternative forms of transportation are the only way to get around parts of Toms River, NJ, in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.
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A home in the oceanfront town of Point Pleasant, NJ, turned inside out by superstorm Sandy.
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A man walks past cottages damaged by superstorm Sandy on Roy Carpenter's Beach in the village of Matunuck, in South Kingstown, R.I. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
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Cars are submerged at the entrance to a parking garage in New York's Financial District in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
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Oct. 30, 2012: A tree cracked in half lies outside Lincoln High School in Coney Island.
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Oct. 30, 2012: The Coney Island firehouse was empty Tuesday morning as firemen deal with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: A large tree blocks the entrance to the Belt Parkway highway in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.
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This undated photo shows the shore of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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Oct. 30, 2012: With superstorm Sandy moving upstate, residents of Milford, Ct. survey the damage from the massive storm.
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A boat rests on the tracks in Ossining, NY, near the Hudson River.
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A parking lot full of yellow cabs is flooded as a result of superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in Hoboken, NJ.
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"Many trees down and power out in Union, NJ from Hurricane Sandy"
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"View of Sandy's aftermath on Avenue C"
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"I was a passenger on the Disney Fantasy ship. We suffered some damage aboard the ship and a sleepless night while we listed side to side in 35 ft. + waves and wind gusts that exceeded 70mph."
Submitted by: Heather McGee/ uReport

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"Sandy's aftermath in Brooklyn, NY"
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"Several trees uprooted along a street in Staten Island, New York in the aftermath of the storm."
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"These pictures are from Monday morning, when we were evacuating our house in West Islip. We had to evacuate by boat because our block was so flooded."
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Damage caused by a fire at Breezy Point is shown Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in in the New York City borough of Queens. The fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses Monday night in the flooded neighborhood. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire in the Breezy Point section, but they are still putting out some pockets of fire.

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A man photographs a home damaged during a storm at Breezy Point in the New York City borough of Queens Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. The fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses Monday night in an area flooded by the superstorm that began sweeping through earlier.
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A National Guard vehicle drives through the flooded Metropolitan Trailer Park in Moonachie, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Felled trees in Dix Hills, NY, reveal the tremendous strength of susperstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Felled trees in Dix Hills, NY, litter lawns -- the result of superstorm Sandy's hurricane-force winds.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Damage from superstorm Sandy is seen everywhere in Milford, Ct.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Downed trees in Milford, Ct., from Sandy's hurricane-force winds are just one aspect of cleanup from the massive storm.
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Oct. 30, 2012: A rubble-strewn parking lot and storm seas greet residents of Milford Ct., Tues. morning.
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Oct. 30, 2012: A ruined house in Milford, Ct. -- part of the aftermath of devastating superstorm Sandy.
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A boat floats in the driveway of a home in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Lindenhurst, N.Y.
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Oct. 29, 2012: Firemen battle a smoky blaze in Blue Point, Long Island, while wading through flood waters caused by Superstorm Sandy.
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Kim Johnson looks over debris thrown around but Storm Sandy at her apartment building on the ocean in Atlantic City, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.
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Elaine Belviso, 72, is rescued from her flooded home by Suffolk County police after being trapped there overnight by superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Babylon, N.Y.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Knee-high waters cover Centre Street in Beach Haven, N.J., from superstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Knee-high waters cover Centre Street in Beach Haven, N.J., from superstorm Sandy.
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Sandy's wrath has hit our neighborhood. This is due to a fallen transmission line that caused a fire in the backyard of a house at the end of our court in Cinnaminson, NJ at about 7:20 on 10/29. The sky glowed and we heard a loud vibration sound and this was the result. Good thing the Fire Company reacted quickly, cause the winds were aiming towards us!

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"Thought I would carve a Sandy-o-Lantern to try to ward off the storm. Stay safe, everyone!"
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Oct. 29, 2012: Hurricane Sandy batters houses in the Wildemere Beach section of Milford, Conn.
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Oct. 29, 2012: Hurricane Sandy floods the Wildemere Beach section of Milford, Conn.
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Oct. 29, 2012: Hurricane Sandy floods the Wildemere Beach section of Milford, Conn.
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Oct. 29, 2012: Peter Cusack, center, and Mel Bermudez walk their dogs along the Brooklyn waterfront beneath the New York skyline as Hurricane Sandy advances on the city Monday.
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Oct. 29, 2012: The floor of the New York Stock Exchange is empty of traders Monday in New York. All major U.S. stock and options exchanges will remain closed Monday with Hurricane Sandy nearing landfall on the East Coast.

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Oct. 29, 2012: Terry Robinson wades through water after retrieving some of his belongings from his flooded trailer at RV Park in Kitty Hawk, N.C., Monday. Flooding from Hurricane Sandy left many roads impassable while localized flooding from a storm surge forced some people from their homes.
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Oct. 29, 2012: Rough surf of the Atlantic Ocean breaks over the beach and across Beach Ave. Monday morning in Cape May, N.J., as high tide and Hurricane Sandy begin to arrive.
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Oct. 29, 2012: Rough surf of the Atlantic Ocean breaks over the beach and across Beach Ave. Monday morning, in Cape May, N.J., as high tide and Hurricane Sandy begin to arrive.
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Oct. 29, 2012: President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One upon his arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday. The president flew back from Florida after canceling a morning campaign rally in Orlando to return to Washington to monitor the preparation for early response to Hurricane Sandy.
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Oct. 29, 2012: The Hudson River swells and rises over the banks of the Hoboken, N.J. waterfront as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Monday.
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Oct. 29, 2012: Rough surf of the Atlantic Ocean breaks over the beach and across Beach Ave., in Cape May, N.J., as high tide and Hurricane Sandy begin to arrive.
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Oct. 29, 2012: A pedestrian walks her dog through a working crew as they stack sandbags beside concrete barriers to protect buildings near the World Financial Center in anticipation of massive flooding in New York.

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Michael Bolick works on the roof of his friend Chris Villarreal's house Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Sunset Park, N.C. Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is a couple of hundred miles off the North Carolina coast and the center of the storm is expected to be near the mid-Atlantic coast on Monday night. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday afternoon that the storm has winds of 75 mph. Hurricane-force winds extend up to 175 miles from the storm's center. (AP Photo/The Star-News, Jeff Janowski)
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The photo shows flooding in Atlantic City, New Jersey.               

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Oct. 28, 2012: Earth-moving equipment drives south along Virginia Dare Trail in the rain and wind generated by Hurricane Sandy in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., as the storm moves up the East Coast.
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Oct. 28, 2012: Ocean water rolls over NC 12 at the north end of Buxton, N.C. at dawn.
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"A tree fell on Chevy Chase Rd. Jamaica Estates Queens N.Y. at 2:00 before the heaviest winds had started. It has knocked down some electric lines."
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"Making lemonade out of lemons -- My new infinity Hot tube, Seaford, Va. Storm was well below Irene (by about 6/7") and with little wind and not electricity outages so this one was a breeze."
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"Hurricane Sandy, Sandbridge beach, VA"
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Oct. 28, 2012: Ocean water rolls over NC 12 between Frisco and Hatteras Village, the area where Hurricane Isabel cut through Hatteras Island in 2003, as the sound side flooding begins on Hatteras Island.
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Oct. 28, 2012: A sign informs subway riders of changes in service in the hours before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy in New York. 

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"Norris Harding placing sand bags and plywood sheets over the door of his home on Ocean Ave in Spring Lake, NJ"
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"Hurricane Sandy NYC 71st & East Side -- Water flows over the walk-way on the east side in the 70's."
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"I couldn't believe when I saw Mr. Chan Pak at my door step! I can't believe USPS is not closed. Mr. Pak was cheerful and said if he's out there that means it's not that bad. I certainly I appreciate his service but I wouldn't be upset if I had to wait a day or two."
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Oct. 28, 2012: Cody Billotte walks through the high water as he loads his car to go to work as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast in Ocean City, Md.
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Oct. 28, 2012: High winds blow sea foam into the air as a person walks across Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C.
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Oct. 28, 2012: A news crew wades through sea foam blown onto Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy move into the area.
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Oct. 27, 2012: Waves pound Carolina Beach pier in Carolina Beach, N.C., as Hurricane Sandy churns in the Atlantic Ocean.
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Oct. 28, 2012: A car goes through the high water as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast in Ocean City, Md.
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"Rowayton Yacht Club, Rowayton, CT. Water covers beach and parking lot and is up to the road. Taken approx. 11 AM 10/29/2012"
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Oct. 30, 2012: This photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority shows the South Ferry subway station after it was flooded by seawater during superstorm Sandy. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.
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Oct. 30, 2012: This photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority shows the South Ferry subway station after it was flooded by seawater during superstorm Sandy. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.
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Oct. 30, 2012: A small, single-engine plane lies upside down at Braden Airpark near Easton, Pa., after superstorm Sandy moved through the area.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Rescue workers help stranded people out of their flooded homes in Seaside Heights, N.J., following the arrival of superstorm Sandy. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.
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Oct. 30, 2012: Taxis are submerged in floodwaters in the wake of superstorm Sandy on in Weehawken, N.J. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.
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Oct. 30, 2012: A patient is wheeled to an ambulance in the rain during an evacuation of New York University Tisch Medical in New York. Sandy, the storm which was downgraded from a hurricane just before making landfall, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.
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This undated photo shows damage in Queens Plaza North, Long Island City in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: A parking lot full of buses is flooded as a result of superstorm Sandy in Hoboken, NJ.
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Oct. 30, 2012: People stop along the Brooklyn waterfront to photograph the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.
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Oct. 30, 2012: People walk through the houses destroyed in the aftermath of yesterday's storm surge from superstorm Sandy.
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Oct. 30, 2012: This photo shows damage left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. 

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Nov. 1, 2012: A boat upended from the powerful winds of Superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y. Three days after Sandy slammed the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, New York and New Jersey struggled to get back on their feet, the U.S. death toll climbed to more than 80, and more than 4.6 million homes and businesses were still without power.

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Nov. 1, 2012: This aerial photo shows a new break in the island across Route 35 at the Herbert Street bridge in Mantoloking, N.J. in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. The photo was taken during a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration flight to document coastal changes after the storm moved through the area.

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Nov 1, 2012: Household items destroyed from flooding from Hurricane Sandy line California Street in Long Beach, N.Y. Three days after Sandy slammed the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, New York and New Jersey struggled to get back on their feet, the U.S. death toll climbed to more than 80, and more than 4.6 million homes and businesses were still without power.

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Nov. 1, 2012: A walkway leading to the boardwalk destroyed after being blown away from the powerful winds of Superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y. Three days after Sandy slammed the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, New York and New Jersey struggled to get back on their feet, the U.S. death toll climbed to more than 80, and more than 4.6 million homes and businesses were still without power.

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Nov. 1, 2012: Brooke Clarkin tries to salvage some personal items from her mother's home in Staten Island, New York. Her mother's home was not only flooded to the ceiling, but was swept off its foundation and was carried to the other side of the street. The National Guard and federal emergency management officials will deliver 1 million meals and bottled water to New York areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.

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Nov. 1, 2012: In this aerial photo, debris from an amusement park destroyed during Superstorm Sandy lines the beach in Seaside Heights, N.J. The photo was taken during a flight to document coastal changes by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration after the storm moved through the area.

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Nov. 1, 2012: A a woman sweeps the street near a tree which fell across Brighton 6th Street in the Brighton Beach area of Brooklyn in New York.

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Nov. 1, 2012: Eileen Miley takes a break from cleaning her home that was destroyed by flooding during Storm Sandy in Staten Island, New York. Three days after Sandy slammed the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, New York and New Jersey struggled to get back on their feet, the U.S. death toll climbed to more than 80, and more than 4.6 million homes and businesses were still without power.

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Nov. 1, 2012: Ruth Dina Ticona washes the mud from clothing damaged by Superstorm Sandy in the front yard of her home in the oceanside community of Far Rockaway, New York. In the background a front-end loader piles debris for pickup by the santitation department. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.

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Oct. 30, 2012: This file photo shows damage from flooding at Breezy Point after superstorm Sandy in the New York City borough of Queens. The total economic damage from Superstorm Sandy could run as high as $50 billion, according to new estimates from the forecasting firm Eqecat. That would make it the second-costliest storm in U.S. history after Hurricane Katrina.

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Nov. 2, 2012: Brian Isen pulls deck planks from a swimming pool as he cleans up damage from Superstorm Sandy to his father's home in Longport, N.J. Four days after Sandy lashed the East Coast with high winds and a huge storm surge, frustration mounted, as millions of people remained without power and motorists lined up for hours at gas stations in New Jersey and New York.

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Nov. 2, 2012: Volunteers help unload food from a truck for distribution to the residents of the Lower East Side who remain without power due to Superstorm Sandy, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in New York. In Manhattan, where 226,000 buildings, homes and business remain without power, Consolidated Edison says they should have service restored by Saturday.

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Nov. 2, 2012: National Guard soldiers unload water as hundreds of people from Superstorm Sandy wait in line for food distribution at Surf Avenue and 25th Street in Coney Island, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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Nov. 2, 2012: Sheila and Dominic Traina hug in front of their home which was demolished during Superstorm Sandy in Staten Island, N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come under fire for pressing ahead with the New York City Marathon. Some New Yorkers say holding the 26.2-mile race would be insensitive and divert police and other important resources when many are still suffering from Superstorm Sandy. The course runs from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on hard-hit Staten Island to Central Park, sending runners through all five boroughs. The course will not be changed, since there was little damage along the route.

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Nov. 2, 2012: Members of the Traina family try to recover photographs and other personal items from the basement of Sheila and Dominic Traina's destroyed home in Staten Island, New York. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come under fire for pressing ahead with the New York City Marathon. Some New Yorkers say holding the 26.2-mile race would be insensitive and divert police and other important resources when many are still suffering from Superstorm Sandy. The course runs from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on hard-hit Staten Island to Central Park, sending runners through all five boroughs. The course will not be changed, since there was little damage along the route.

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'Superstorm' Sandy damage widespread and severe

Wreckage and power outages from massive superstorm Sandy, which devastated the East Coast this week, could take days or weeks to sort out.

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