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Several homes were destroyed in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens after a fire broke out as the area was pummeled by floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy.
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Foundations and pilings are all that remain of brick buildings and a boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., after they were destroyed when Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the East Coast.
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Waves pound a lighthouse on the shores of Lake Erie near Cleveland, Ohio.
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Waters from Hurricane Sandy start to flood Beach Ave. in Cape May, N.J.
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Flooded cars are seen in the Financial District of New York during Hurricane Sandy.
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Submerged cars on Avenue C and 7th Street, after severe flooding from Hurricane Sandy in Manhattan.
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Emergency workers rescue people by boat in Little Ferry, N.J.
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The Brooklyn Battery Park Tunnel is flooded after Hurricane Sandy hits New York.
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A house sits destroyed in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens in New York City.
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A man surveys the damage to his basement after the hurricane passed by in Little Ferry, N.J.
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A police officer watches as a passerby looks into a store through a damaged security grate in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Coney Island, N.Y.
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An emergency responder navigates a boat down a flooded street after Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, N.J.
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People walk past sandbags on a flooded street in Brooklyn as Hurricane Sandy hits New York City.
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A family navigates their way home after flood waters receded to walkable levels in Little Ferry, N.J.
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Workers pump water out of the Allegria Hotel lobby in Long Beach, N.Y.
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Beichen Li rides his bike down a flooded street after Hurricane Sandy flooded many streets in Hoboken, N.J.
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An ambulance sits abandoned in the middle of a flooded street after Hurricane Sandy hit Hoboken, N.J.
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A parking lot full of buses is flooded in Hoboken, N.J.
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Taxis sit in a flooded lot after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in Hoboken, N.J.
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A photograph floats just below the surface of a flooded street in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy in Massapequa, N.Y.
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Fire Department of NY inflatable boats travel along 14th street towards the East River on a rescue mission in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
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Water floods the Plaza Shops in the wake of Hurricane Sandy in Manhattan, N.Y.
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Cars floating in a flooded basement following Hurricane Sandy in the Financial District of New York.
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A vehicle is submerged on 14th Street near the Consolidated Edison power plant in New York.
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A man clears leaves from a sewer drain in lower Manhattan.
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Water reaches the street level of the flooded Battery Park Underpass in New York.
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Sea water floods the Ground Zero construction site in New York.
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A National Guard Humvee travels through high water to check the area after the effects of Hurricane Sandy in Ocean City, Md.
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Waves from Hurricane Sandy crash onto the damaged Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C.
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A flooded street between two casinos along the Atlantic City boardwalk prior the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.
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A worker retrieves a grappling hook on the dock next to Bubba's restaurant on the water in Virginia Beach, Va.
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An Obama campaign sign rises above the floodwaters as rain continues to fall in a neighborhood in Norfolk, Va.
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Ocean waves kick up near homes along Peggoty Beach in Scituate, Mass.
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The boardwalk in Ocean City, Md., is underwater as Hurricane Sandy's wind strength increases.
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The Hudson River swells and rises over the banks of the Hoboken, N.J.
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A National Guard truck checks the area for stranded people in Ocean City, Md.
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Richard Thomas walks through the flood waters in front of his home after assisting neighbors in Fenwick Island, Del., as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast.
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Adam Howard works to clean the inside of Bubba's restaurant on the water in Virginia Beach, Va.
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The Hudson River swells and rises over its banks, flooding the Lackawanna train station as Hurricane Sandy approaches, in Hoboken, N.J.
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Water floods a street as people prepare their homes for an oncoming storm in Seaford, N.Y.
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