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Mark Palazzolo, owner of a bait and tackle shop in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., sits next to plywood he used to board up his business in previous major storms.
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District of Columbia Department of Public Works employee Anthony Jonel carries a sandbag from a container to be handed out free to District of Columbia residents ahead of Hurricane Sandy.
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Sand is piled into barriers at Coney Island beach in New York as Hurricane Sandy approaches.
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Only a few loaves of bread remain on the shelves at the Waldbaums grocery store in Long Beach, N.Y., as Hurricane Sandy approaches.
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Residents fill sandbags at a beach in Ventnor N.J., to be used at their home in preparation for Hurricane Sandy.
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A Hoboken University Medical Center patient is transported into an ambulance during a mandatory evacuation of all ground floor units in anticipation of incoming Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey.
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Sarah Korman and Michael Cunba, who evacuated their home in Long Beach, N.Y., bring their dogs to a pet shelter at Mitchell Park's Field House, run by the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management and Pet Safe Coalition.
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Cots are seen at Seward Park High School, which is doubling as an evacuation center, in preparation for Hurricane Sandy in New York City.
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President Barack Obama listens as Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Craig Fugate speaks to the media about Hurricane Sandy at FEMA Headquarters in Washington.
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A maintenance worker attaches plywood to a sidewalk grate in Lower Manhattan.
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A sign announces the closure of the subway system in New York prior to Hurricane Sandy.
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North Shore Community Church in Oyster Bay, N.Y., displays a message for Hurricane Sandy.
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