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A dog named Shaggy is handed from a National Guard truck after the dog and his owner left a flooded building in Hoboken, N.J., in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
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Ali LaPointe, of Hoboken, N.J., hands her daughter Eliza, 18-months-old, to Hoboken firefighters.
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New Jersey National Guard Spc. Wilfredo Rodriguez helps a woman off a boat and into a high clearing vehicle as rescue workers help stranded people out of their flooded homes in Seaside Heights, N.J.
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Hospital workers evacuate a patient from NYU Langone Medical Center during Hurricane Sandy. More than 200 patients were evacuated from the hospital after backup generators failed due to flooding.
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Rescue workers help stranded people out of their flooded homes in Seaside Heights, N.J., following the arrival of superstorm Sandy.
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A man hands a dog to first responders while being rescued from flood waters caused by Hurricane Sandy in New York City.
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People and pets picked up from flooded homes are transported in a large truck to dry ground in Little Ferry, N.J.
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A U.S. Coast Guard crew member uses a hoist to lift a survivor from the HMS Bounty, a replica 18th-century sailing vessel caught in the waves from Hurricane Sandy, into a helicopter off the North Carolina coast.
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FDNY inflatable boats travel along 14th Street towards the East River on a rescue mission in the wake of Hurricane Sandy in New York.
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Olivia Loesner hugs her uncle, Little Ferry Deputy Fire Chief John Ruff, after she was rescued from her flooded home in a boat in New Jersey.
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Personnel from Bright Fire and Rescue in New Jersey help Betty Clifford and her dog into a truck after she was rescued from her car which stalled in high water.
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People being rescued from their homes wave to those on dry ground in Little Ferry, N.J.
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People are rescued from floodwaters on a large truck in Little Ferry, N.J.
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Esperanza Medina is taken from a rescue boat along with her pets in Little Ferry, N.J.
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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.
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People affected by flooding and fire from Hurricane Sandy get a ride in a New York City Police Department truck in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens, N.Y.
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