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10/30/2012

The best photos of Superstorm Sandy, Day 2

We round up the best photos from Superstorm Sandy as it lashes the eastern seaboard of the United States and beyond. Check back often as we add new photos throughout the day (most recent ones are at the top; last updated 3:57 p.m. EDT).

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Deputy Cliff Tice of the Dare County Sheriff's Department walks down damaged and impassable NC 12 leading into Mirlo Beach in Rodanthe, N.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. People on North Carolina's Outer Banks are facing some flooding and damage from Hurricane Sandy, but emergency management officials say it could have been worse. North Carolina Transportation Department spokeswoman Greer Beaty said the highway was closed Tuesday until crews inspect the road. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley)

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A parking lot full of yellow cabs is flooded as a result of superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in Hoboken, NJ. (Charles Sykes/AP Photo)

 

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Aviators of the 1-150th Assault Helicopter Battalion of the New Jersey National Guard, look for displaced residents along the New Jersey coastline in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, as seen in this image captured from video taken by the New Jersey National Guard, October 30, 2012. Houses and businesses on the New Jersey shore sustained extensive damage from the storm's onslaught. "The devastation is unthinkable," Governor Chris Christie told reporters after seeing aerial pictures of the area. (U.S. Air Force/Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen/Reuters)

 

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A piece of wood with exposed nails juts out of the bathroom wall above the toilet in Carolyn and Kendall Coleman's mobile home in the Tall Oak Estates mobile home park in Dover Township, York County, Pa. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 in the wake of superstorm Sandy. Carolyn Coleman, 69, who has lived in this home with her husband for 13 years, said she had been in the other end of the home when "the trailer shook and then I heard the bang and then the crash." After commenting she wouldn't be able to replace the wallpaper and the shattered mirror — which she has had for 13 years — she and her husband joked about keeping the rod in place and using it to store toilet paper. (Chris Dunn/York Daily Record/AP Photo)

 

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney reacts as he accepts a food donation from a supporter during a Kettering Storm Relief event on October 30, 2012 in Kettering, Ohio. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Mitt Romney's campaign has reduced their campaign schedule and are focusing their attention on disaster relief. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

 

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Zoe Jurusik, 20, paddle-boards down a flooded city street in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Bethany Beach, Delaware, October 30, 2012. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

 

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A photograph floats just below the surface of a flooded street on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Massapequa, N.Y. (Jason DeCrow/AP Photo)

 

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Damage caused by a fire at Breezy Point is shown Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in in the New York City borough of Queens. (Frank Franklin II/AP Photo)

 

 

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A statue is seen among homes devastated by fire in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)

 

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Onlookers watch as a construction crane dangles October 30, 2012 atop a 1.5 billion USD luxury high-rise in midtown Manhattan after collapsing in high winds. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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A pedestrian passes a fallen tree on East 7th Street in Manhattan's Lower East Side neighborhood. (John Minchillo/AP Photo)

 

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A mannequin lies in the street in South Street Seaport as New Yorkers clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy made landfall. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

 

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A cab passes by a partially collapsed building in New York. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

 

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Brenda Nasce inspects flood damage inside her home the morning after Hurricane Sandy in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, October 30, 2012. (Steve Nesius/Reuters)

 

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Water floods the Plaza Shops in Manhattan, New York. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

 

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A resident assists in rescue efforts with his jet ski as emergency personnel rescue residents from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (Adam Hunger/Reuters)

 

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People pass a fallen tree October 30, 2012 in the Battery Park neighborhood of Manhattan, New York. The storm has claimed at least 16 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. US President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

 

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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. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)

 

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Homes that are devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy are seen at the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)

 

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Damage caused by a fire at Breezy Point is shown Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in in the New York City borough of Queens. The fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses Monday night in the flooded neighborhood. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire in the Breezy Point section, but they are still putting out some pockets of fire. (Frank Franklin II/AP Photo)

 

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Cars float in a flooded subterranean basement following Hurricane Sandy in the Financial District of New York. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

 

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Kim Johnson looks over the destruction near her seaside apartment in Atlantic City, N.J., on Tuesday. (Seth Wenig/AP Photo)

 

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The illuminated lights on the Brooklyn Bridge stand in contrast to the darkened lower Manhattan skyline, which has lost its electrical supply on Tuesday. (Mark Lennihan/AP Photo)

 

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Ray Cilli (L), his dog Woubie and his friend Greg paddle to dry ground to get away from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (Adam Hunger/Reuters)

 

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Residents, including a young child, are rescued by emergency personnel from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (Adam Hunger/Reuters)

 

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Sveinn Storm, owner of Storm Bros. Ice Cream Factory, measures the flood waters outside his store in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday. (Susan Walsh/AP Photo)

 

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In this handout image supplied by the US Coast Guard, The HMS Bounty, a 180-foot sailboat, is submerged in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Sandy approximately 90 miles southeast of Hatteras, North Carolina, on October 29, 2012. Of the 16-person crew, the Coast Guard rescued 14, recovered a woman who was later pronounced dead and are searching for the captain. The HMS Bounty was built for the 1962 film Mutiny On The Bounty and was also used in Pirates Of The Caribbean. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Tim Kuklewski/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

 

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A security guard walks through a flooded street in the financial district of Manhattan. (Adrees Latif/Reuters)

 

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Floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy rush into the Port Authority Trans-Hudson's (PATH) Hoboken, New Jersey station through an elevator shaft in this video frame grab from the NY/NJ Port Authority twitter feed October 29, 2012. (NY/NJ Port Authority/Twitter/Reuters)

 

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Hospital workers evacuate patient Deborah Dadlani from NYU Langone Medical Center during Hurricane Sandy the evening of October 29, 2012 in New York City. More than 200 patients were evacuated from the hospital after backup generators failed due to flooding following a power outage. (Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

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It seems impossible to believe that these pictures are from the States. Our hearts go out to you from England. It seems it will be a long time before things go back to "normal" over there and many people's homes, businesses and lives will be so badly affected. We have had a lot of flooding over here but nothing approaching this!

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