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In pictures: U.S. walloped by Sandy

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A woman touches a fallen tree in Manhattan's Alphabet City neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York October 30, 2012.

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Keith Klein and Eileen Blair (L) walk among homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy at the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough in New York October 30, 2012

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A view shows homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy at the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York October 30, 2012.

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Boats piled up by storm surge and the high tide lie in a pile at a marina in East Quogue, New York October 30, 2012.

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A sign saying, "OK" is taped up in the window of a home which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Scituate, Massachusetts October 30, 2012

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Pieces of lumber displaced from a yard by rising flood waters are seen beneath Manhattan Bridge in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York October 30, 2012

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Kim Johnson looks over debris thrown around by Storm Sandy at her apartment building on the ocean in Atlantic City, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

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Ray Cilli and his dog Woubie are rescued from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey, October 30, 2012

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A woman looks at a damaged building that collapsed during Hurricane Sandy in New York October 29, 2012

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A damaged traffic signal is seen at Pacific Avenue in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy's landfall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 30, 2012

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Residents are rescued by emergency personnel from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey, October 30, 2012.

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A vehicle is submerged on 14th Street near the Consolidated Edison power plant, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Sandy knocked out power to at least 3.1 million people, and New York's main utility said large sections of Manhattan had been plunged into darkness by the storm, with 250,000 customers without power as water pressed into the island from three sides, flooding rail yards, subway tracks, tunnels and roads.

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Flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy over run cars in New York's lower east side, October 29, 2012.

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A fallen tree branch sits on a car blocking East 74th St. between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue on Manhattan's Upper West Side on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.

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Fire fighters work in front of a partially collapsed four-storey apartment building in Manhattan as Hurricane Sandymade its approach to New York October 29, 2012. The building's facade had collapsed after high winds had hit New York City. No one was injured in the 25-unit building, according to media reports.

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A blacked out New York City skyline is seen Oct. 29, 2012 as Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeastern United States.

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Medical workers assist a patient into an ambulance during an evacuation of New York University Tisch Hospital, after its backup generator failed when the power was knocked out by superstorm Sandy, Oct. 29, 2012.

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Flood waters rush in to the Hoboken PATH station through an elevator shaft.

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Winchester city firefighters leave a home after checking damage caused by a tree falling onto the back of the house on Monday evening Oct. 29, 2012 in Winchester, Va. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.

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Sea water floods the Ground Zero construction site in New York. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.

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Trucks sit in floodwater near a Consolidated Edison plant.

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The facade of a four-story building on 14th Street and 8th Avenue collapsed onto the sidewalk, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Hurricane Sandy bore down on the Eastern Seaboard's largest cities Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds, soaking rain and a surging wall of water up to 11 feet tall.

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Lower Manhattan goes dark during the hybrid storm Sandy, on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, viewed from the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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Umbrellas destroyed by heavy wind litter the streets of Times Square New York October 29, 2012.

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Waves crash over the bow of a tug boat as it passes near the Statue of Liberty in New York Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 as rough water as the result of Hurricane Sandy churned the waters of New York Harbor.

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People brace against a gust from Hurricane Sandy in Brooklyn's Dumbo neighborhood Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York.

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Felquin Piedra rides his personal watercraft in New York Harbor as Hurricane Sandy approaches New York October 29, 2012.

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People brave high winds and blowing sand as they watch the rising surf at Coney Island Beach in the Brooklyn borough of New York as Hurricane Sandy arrives, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.

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A surfer rides a wave at the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier at 15th Street, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Virginia Beach, Va. Large waves were created as Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing for higher ground, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.

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A man crosses a street flooded during Hurricane Sandy in Ocean City, Maryland October 29, 2012. About 50 million people from the Mid-Atlantic to Canada were in the path of the nearly 1,000-mile-wide (1,600-km-wide) storm, which forecasters said could be the largest to hit the mainland in U.S. history.

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Sailboats rock in choppy water at a dock along the Hudson River Greenway during a storm, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing for higher ground, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.

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A partially collapsed crane hangs from a high-rise building in Manhattan as Hurricane Sandy makes its approach in New York October 29, 2012.

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A vehicle makes its way down a flooded street in Ocean City, Maryland as Hurricane Sandy intensifies October 29, 2012. About 50 million people from the Mid-Atlantic to Canada were in the path of the nearly 1,600-km-wide storm, which forecasters said could be the largest to hit the mainland in U.S. history.

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Two boys run down Foster Avenue while dodging high winds and waves from the effects of Hurricane Sandy in Marshfield, Massechusetts October 29, 2012. The monster storm bearing down on the East Coast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands moved to higher ground.

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Pedestrians huddle under their umbrellas in Times Square, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York

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A sign is posted to announce the closure of Central Park, as Hurricane Sandy approaches, in New York October 29, 2012

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Pedestrians pass a New York Police Department station beside a closed subway entrance at Times Square, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York.

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A view shows the Holland Tunnel before being shutdown for weather conditions while Hurricane Sandy approaches to New Jersey, October 29, 2012

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Rising waters break the banks at Battery Park as Hurricane Sandy makes its approach in New York

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An Obama campaign sign rises above the floodwaters in front of a home as rain continues to fall in Norfolk, VA., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.

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A woman tries to take cover from rain in Hoboken while Hurricane Sandy approaches New Jersey, October 29, 2012.

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Allen Boyer paddles a kayak in floodwaters caused by Hurricane Sandy as Bobby Carnutte wades through the water at right in Kitty Hawk, N.C., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012

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Boarded-up businesses sport Halloween-themed messages on deserted boardwalk as Hurricane Sandy approaches Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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Terry Robinson checks on his flooded trailer at RV Park in Kitty Hawk, N.C., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012

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With only a security officer in the station, sandbags block the entry to the closed Staten Island Ferry in New York Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, all public transportation has been shut down as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast

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A stranded car sits parked along a street near downtown Norfolk, Va., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.

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A truck drives through water pushed over a road by Hurricane Sandy in Southampton

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Workers stack sandbags beside concrete barriers to protect buildings near the World Financial Center in anticipation of flooding, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York

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A New York Police officer guards a closed subway entrance in downtown Manhattan as Hurricane Sandy made its approach in New York

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Vanessa Pumo walks her dog Bella as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy arrive, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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A Norfolk resident chains his bike and heads to work in floodwaters near downtown in Norfolk, Va., Monday, Oct. 29, 2012

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New York City Police officers stand guard outside the Times Square subway station after the trains were  been shut down ahead of Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 28, 2012.

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A pedestrian walks her dog through a working crew as they stack sandbags beside concrete barriers to protect buildings near the World Financial Center in anticipation of massive flooding, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in New York

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A man stands on the beach to watch the storm surf, kicked up ahead of Hurricane Sandy, in Southampton

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Sand bags protect an entrance of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012

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A New York City Transit worker directs people to board the last train Oct. 28, 2012, as authorities shut transit systems and braced for Hurricane Sandy.

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Workers place sandbags at Exchange Place in New Jersey, on Oct. 28, 2012.

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A traveller takes a picture of a flight monitor showing all flights cancelled at LaGuardia airport in New York Oct. 28, 2012.

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A woman with her luggage and a dog makes her way to Wall Street station, to get out of lower Manhattan in New York, Oct. 28, 2012.

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A woman and child walk through an aisle, emptied in preparation for Hurricane Sandy, in a Wal-Mart store in Riverhead, New York, Oct. 28, 2012.

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Hurricane Sandy is seen on the east coast of the United States in this NASA handout satellite image taken at 16:00 GMT on October 28, 2012.

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Fisherman Shawn Chew stands on a rock to surf cast in the turbulent waves kicked up by Hurricane Sandy in Montauk, New York, October 28, 2012.

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Danielle Ross takes a photograph with Kayeliegh Ross, five, on the beach in Margate N.J., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, as the area prepares for Hurricane Sandy.

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Plywood covers the revolving doors in preparation for Hurricane Sandy at the 2 Broadway building of Lower Manhattan in New York, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.

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A warning sign about potential service changes due to Hurricane Sandy is seen at the Seventh Avenue subway station in New York, October 28, 2012.

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Shoppers line up to get into a Trader Joe's supermarket in New York October 28, 2012.

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A shopper takes the last bottle of water off the shelf at Trader Joe's supermarket in New York October 28, 2012.

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Passengers and their pets depart one of the last ferries from the Fire Island communities in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, Sunday, Oct., 28, 2012, in Bay Shore, N.Y.

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Mike Strobel loads sand bags for his business, Mike's Carpet Connection, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Fenwick Island, Del.

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A man watches as waves from the Atlantic Ocean crash into the pier in Ocean City, Maryland October 28, 2012. Tens of millions of East Coast residents scrambled on Sunday to prepare for Hurricane Sandy, which could make landfall as the largest storm to hit the United States, bringing battering winds, flooding and even heavy snow.

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Customers wait in line to buy groceries at the Fairway super market in New York, October 28, 2012. Hurricane Sandy could be the biggest storm to hit the United States mainland when it comes ashore on Monday night, bringing strong winds and dangerous flooding to the East Coast from the mid-Atlantic states to New England, forecasters said on Sunday.

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A news crew wades through sea foam blown onto Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 as wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy move into the area.

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Avery Solan, 8, plays in a flooded street as high winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Sandy arrive in Norfolk, Virginia, October 28, 2012.

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Two pedestrians pass a business that has been boarded up with a message for Hurricane Sandy in Ocean City, New Jersey, October 28, 2012.

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Local resident Jim Carroll photographs storm surf with his dog, Willy, in St. Augustine Beach, Fla., as Hurricane Sandy passes offshore.

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Large waves generated by Hurricane Sandy crash into Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., on Saturday.

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Annemarie Jarman, and her dog Bruges walk along the edge of the beach that is mostly empty as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the eastern U.S. coast in Ocean City, Md., on Saturday.

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