Hurricane Sandy Leaves Path of Destruction in Queens

The New York beach community of Breezy Point was devastated by Hurricane Sandy and a six-alarm fire. 

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    Carolyn Jordan stands in her house in the Breezy Point section of Queens, which was devastated during Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    The home of Tom Tully in Breezy Point, Queens, which was totaled by Hurricane Sandy. 
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    111 homes were burned to the ground and 20 more were damaged when a six-alarm fire broke out in Breezy Point, Queens during the height of Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    A tattered American flag in Breezy Point, Queens two days after Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc on the neighborhood. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    111 homes were burned to the ground and 20 more were damaged when a six-alarm fire broke out in Breezy Point, Queens during the height of Hurricane Sandy. 
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    111 homes were burned to the ground and 20 more were damaged when a six-alarm fire broke out in Breezy Point, Queens during the height of Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    111 homes were burned to the ground and 20 more were damaged when a six-alarm fire broke out in Breezy Point, Queens during the height of Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    The Duffy assesses the remains of their home after a fire destroyed 111 houses in Breezy Point, Queens during Hurricane Sandy.  
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    These boots were part of the debris scattered in Breezy Point, Queens during Hurricane Sandy.
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    A submerged playground in Breezy Point, Queens following Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    Residents from Breezy Point, Queens took photos of their damaged homes in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    A statue of the Virgin Mary was one of the few standing objects after a six-alarm fire ravaged 111 homes in Breezy Point, Queens during Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    Belonging spill out of the basement of Tom Tully, of Breezy Point, Queens, whose home was destroyed in Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    The side of Tom Tully's home in Breezy Point, Queens following Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    Homes damages by Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    Tom Tully surveys the damage to his home following Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    Benches that remained unharmed in Breezy Point, Queens. 
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    Cars destroyed during Hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, Queens. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    The Duffy family goes through the debris of their home in Breezy Point, Queens after Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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    The Duffy family goes through the remains of their home following Hurricane Sandy. 
    Photo: Erin Lynn Welsh
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