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10/31/2012

Superstorm Sandy Aftermath, October 31, 2012

We round up the best photos from the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Check back often as we add new photos throughout the day.

 

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Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

A resident pays homage to Hurricane Sandy as he awaits trick-or-treaters in the Ditmas Park neighborhood of Brooklyn on October 31, 2012 in New York City.

 

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Mario Tama/Getty Images

People (bottom) walk near the remains of burned homes after Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Over 50 homes were reportedly destroyed in a fire during the storm.

 

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Gil Cohen Magen/Reuters

Pedestrians walk along a damaged section of a boardwalk in the borough of Queens in New York, October 30, 2012.  The U.S. Northeast began crawling back to normal on Wednesday after monster storm Sandy crippled transportation, knocked out power for millions and killed at least 45 people in nine states with a massive storm surge and rain that caused epic flooding.

 

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Tom Hindman/Charleston Daily Mail/AP Photo

Scott Armstrong uses a backhoe to do some tree trimming on Rt. 612 in Mossy, W.Va. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 after superstorm Sandy dumped 2 feet of snow in parts of the West Virginia mountains by Tuesday afternoon. Drifts 4 feet deep were reported at Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the Tennessee-North Carolina border.

 

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Mike Groll/AP Photo

Waves wash over a roller coaster from a Seaside Heights, N.J. amusement park that fell in the Atlantic Ocean during superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. New Jersey got the brunt of the massive storm, which made landfall in the state and killed six people.

 

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Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

A visitor walks past a boat that came to rest on a residents front lawn on the Western Concourse as a result of Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Amity Harbor, New York.


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Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Visitors check out the foundation from a home destroyed by Hurricane Sandy at the southern end of the Western Concourse on October 31, 2012 in Amity Harbor, New York. The storm has claimed many lives in the United States and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. U.S. President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the U.S. east coast, including New York City, with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. 

 

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Clem Murray/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT

Boats jumbled together at a marina in Brant Beach, on Long Beach Island on the New Jersey shore, October 30, 2012, a day after Hurricane Sandy blew across the New Jersey barrier islands.

 

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Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson/U.S. Coast Guard

In this aerial handout image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a helicopter crew from Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts, observes property damages along the New Jersey coast caused by Hurricane Sandy October 30, 2012 in New Jersey.

 

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AFP PHOTO/Stan Hondastan

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L) speaks with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange October 31, 2012, as the NYSE opened for trading after being closed for two days due to Hurricane Sandy.


 

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REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Commuters make their way across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York on Wednesday. Millions across the Northeast will attempt to resume their normal lives on Wednesday as companies, markets and airports reopen despite grim projections of power and mass transit outages around New York for several more days.

 

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REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Neighbours Lucille Dwyer (R) and Linda Strong embrace after looking through the wreckage of their homes devastated by fire and the affects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York. The U.S. Northeast began crawling back to normal on Wednesday after monster storm Sandy crippled transportation, knocked out power for millions and killed at least 45 people in nine states with a massive storm surge and rain that caused epic flooding.


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