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Storm surf kicked up by the high winds from superstorm Sandy break onto homes in Southampton, New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Storm surf kicked up by the high winds from superstorm Sandy break onto homes in Southampton, New York. Reuters photo

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Flood water is pumped out of a building during the landfall of superstorm Sandy in the Financial District of New York, United States. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Flood water is pumped out of a building during the landfall of superstorm Sandy in the Financial District of New York, United States. AFP photo

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A crane hangs from a building after being damaged in winds from superstorm Sandy in New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A crane hangs from a building after being damaged in winds from superstorm Sandy in New York. Reuters photo

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Angelique Hionis cleans up after flooding occurred at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant and Crabhouse due to the effects of wind and rain from winds of superstorm Sandy in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Angelique Hionis cleans up after flooding occurred at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant and Crabhouse due to the effects of wind and rain from winds of superstorm Sandy in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Reuters photo

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Residents, lit by police vehicles, stand outside their homes during a power outage in Lower Manhattan, New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Residents, lit by police vehicles, stand outside their homes during a power outage in Lower Manhattan, New York. Reuters photo

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A man takes photographs as he walks through water on the beach near the time of high tide as superstorm Sandy approaches in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A man takes photographs as he walks through water on the beach near the time of high tide as superstorm Sandy approaches in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFP photo

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Customers and staff ride out superstorm Sandy together by candle light at the Greenwich Village restaurant French Roast in New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Customers and staff ride out superstorm Sandy together by candle light at the Greenwich Village restaurant French Roast in New York. Reuters photo

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Flood waters surround a car parked on a street in Hoboken, New Jersey. Sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States, roared ashore with fierce winds and heavy rain near Atlantic City, New Jersey after forcing evacuations, shutting down transportation and interrupting the presidential campaign. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Flood waters surround a car parked on a street in Hoboken, New Jersey. Sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States, roared ashore with fierce winds and heavy rain near Atlantic City, New Jersey after forcing evacuations, shutting down transportation and interrupting the presidential campaign. Reuters photo

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Water rushes into the Carey Tunnel (previously the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel), caused by superstorm Sandy in New York. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Water rushes into the Carey Tunnel (previously the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel), caused by superstorm Sandy in New York. AFP photo

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This CCTV photo released by the official Twitter feed of The Port Authority of New York, New Jersey shows flood waters from superstorm Sandy rushing in to the Hoboken PATH station through an elevator shaft in Hoboken, New Jersey. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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This CCTV photo released by the official Twitter feed of The Port Authority of New York, New Jersey shows flood waters from superstorm Sandy rushing in to the Hoboken PATH station through an elevator shaft in Hoboken, New Jersey. AFP photo

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This photo provided by 6abc Action News shows the Inlet section of Atlantic City, NJ, as Hurricane Sandy makes it approach. AP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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This photo provided by 6abc Action News shows the Inlet section of Atlantic City, NJ, as Hurricane Sandy makes it approach. AP photo

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A flooded street is seen at nightfall during rains from superstorm Sandy in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A flooded street is seen at nightfall during rains from superstorm Sandy in Atlantic City, New Jersey. AFP photo

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A collapsed crane dangles beside a building under construction, as superstorm Sandy made its approach, in New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A collapsed crane dangles beside a building under construction, as superstorm Sandy made its approach, in New York. Reuters photo

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Vehicles are submerged during a storm surge near the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York. Superstorm Sandy zeroed in on New York's waterfront with fierce rain and winds that shuttered most of the nation's largest city, darkened the financial district and left a huge crane hanging off a luxury high-rise. AP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Vehicles are submerged during a storm surge near the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York. Superstorm Sandy zeroed in on New York's waterfront with fierce rain and winds that shuttered most of the nation's largest city, darkened the financial district and left a huge crane hanging off a luxury high-rise. AP photo

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People wait in the lobby of the Hampton Inn Manhattan-SoHo after the power went out in New York City. AFP expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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People wait in the lobby of the Hampton Inn Manhattan-SoHo after the power went out in New York City. AFP

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Superstorm Sandy is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City buses, subways and commuter rail services. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Superstorm Sandy is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City buses, subways and commuter rail services. AFP photo

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A Con Edison worker walks through the flood waters on the corner of 33th Street and 1st Street in front of NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan during rains from superstorm Sandy. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A Con Edison worker walks through the flood waters on the corner of 33th Street and 1st Street in front of NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan during rains from superstorm Sandy. AFP photo

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People empty a flooded basement on 23rd street during a blackout in Chelsea believed to be caused by rising river waters as superstorm Sandy made its approach in New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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People empty a flooded basement on 23rd street during a blackout in Chelsea believed to be caused by rising river waters as superstorm Sandy made its approach in New York. Reuters photo

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FDNY fire and rescue personnel lead a boat of ConEd power workers through flood waters after their power station was over fun by flood waters in New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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FDNY fire and rescue personnel lead a boat of ConEd power workers through flood waters after their power station was over fun by flood waters in New York. Reuters photo

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A petrol pump is submerged in flood waters near the Gowanus Canal in the Brooklyn Borough of New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A petrol pump is submerged in flood waters near the Gowanus Canal in the Brooklyn Borough of New York. Reuters photo

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A fallen tree lays along a darkened Sixth Avenue in Chelsea during a blackout believed to be caused by rising river waters as superstorm Sandy made its approach in New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A fallen tree lays along a darkened Sixth Avenue in Chelsea during a blackout believed to be caused by rising river waters as superstorm Sandy made its approach in New York. Reuters photo

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The HMS Bounty, a 180-foot sailboat, is shown submerged in the Atlantic Ocean during superstorm Sandy approximately 90 miles (145 km) southeast of Hatteras, North Carolina in this US. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The HMS Bounty, a 180-foot sailboat, is shown submerged in the Atlantic Ocean during superstorm Sandy approximately 90 miles (145 km) southeast of Hatteras, North Carolina in this US. Reuters photo

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Paramedics evacuate patients from New York University Tisch Hospital due to a power outage as superstorm Sandy makes its approach in New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Paramedics evacuate patients from New York University Tisch Hospital due to a power outage as superstorm Sandy makes its approach in New York. Reuters photo

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A soldier looks out from his personelle carrier during the landfall of superstorm Sandy, in the Financial District of New York. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A soldier looks out from his personelle carrier during the landfall of superstorm Sandy, in the Financial District of New York. AFP photo

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Power outage in Manhattan, New York. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Power outage in Manhattan, New York. AFP photo

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Fire fighters use a saw in an attempt to remove a partially collapsed door due to superstorm Sandy in New York, United States. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Fire fighters use a saw in an attempt to remove a partially collapsed door due to superstorm Sandy in New York, United States. AFP photo

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A construction vehicle drives through the flooded streets of the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, as superstorm Sandy makes its way north. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A construction vehicle drives through the flooded streets of the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, as superstorm Sandy makes its way north. Reuters photo

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Young boys play video games while in the sleeping area of a Red Cross shelter in Hampton Bays, New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Young boys play video games while in the sleeping area of a Red Cross shelter in Hampton Bays, New York. Reuters photo

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A resident looks at destruction left by superstorm Sandy during a power outage in Lower Manhattan, New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A resident looks at destruction left by superstorm Sandy during a power outage in Lower Manhattan, New York. Reuters photo

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A woman stands outside of the sandbagged East 34th Street entrance of NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan during rains from superstorm Sandy in New York City. AFP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A woman stands outside of the sandbagged East 34th Street entrance of NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan during rains from superstorm Sandy in New York City. AFP photo

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A view of a building in Manhattan's East Village hit by blackouts due to a power outage from rising waters as superstorm Sandy makes its approach in New York. Reuters photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A view of a building in Manhattan's East Village hit by blackouts due to a power outage from rising waters as superstorm Sandy makes its approach in New York. Reuters photo

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Many vehicles are submerged on 14th Street near the Consolidated Edison power plant in New York. AP photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Many vehicles are submerged on 14th Street near the Consolidated Edison power plant in New York. AP photo

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A parking lot full of yellow cabs is flooded as a result of superstorm Sandy in Hoboken, New Jersey. AP Photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A parking lot full of yellow cabs is flooded as a result of superstorm Sandy in Hoboken, New Jersey. AP Photo

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Esperanza Medina (L) is taken from a rescue boat along with pets in Little Ferry in the wake of superstorm Sandy, New Jersey. AP Photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Esperanza Medina (L) is taken from a rescue boat along with pets in Little Ferry in the wake of superstorm Sandy, New Jersey. AP Photo

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Rescue workers use a hovercraft to rescue a wheelchair-bound resident from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey. Reuters Photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rescue workers use a hovercraft to rescue a wheelchair-bound resident from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey. Reuters Photo

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A 168-foot water tanker, the John B Caddell, sits on the shore where it ran aground on Front Street in the Stapleton neighborhood of New York's Staten Island as a result of superstorm Sandy. AP Photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A 168-foot water tanker, the John B Caddell, sits on the shore where it ran aground on Front Street in the Stapleton neighborhood of New York's Staten Island as a result of superstorm Sandy. AP Photo

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Waves pound a lighthouse on the shores of Lake Erie near Cleveland. AP Photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Waves pound a lighthouse on the shores of Lake Erie near Cleveland. AP Photo

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Workers clear a downed tree blocking East 96th street in Central Park the morning after Hurricane Sandy in New York City. AFP Photo expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Workers clear a downed tree blocking East 96th street in Central Park the morning after Hurricane Sandy in New York City. AFP Photo

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