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East Coast hurricane photos

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AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek |

A surfer holds tight to his board against the strong winds and high surf of the Atlantic Ocean before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on Sunday, Oct., 28, 2012, in Long Beach, N.Y. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation.

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AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano |

Sandbags are placed in front of No. 2 Broadway in Battery Park in preparation of the storm, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in New York. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation.

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AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, L. Todd Spencer |

Matt Francis, of Virginia Beach, Va., holds on to his hat, as the wind-driven sand and rain from Hurricane Sandy blows across the beaches of Sandbridge in Virginia Beach, Va., Sunday Oct. 28, 2012.

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Kirsten Luce/The New York Times |

Jon Cronin and his son, Miles, 4, seal the entrance to his wife's art studio on the waterfront in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Oct. 28, 2012. The computer models forecasting the track of Hurricane Sandy over the next three days are converging upon a landing around southern New Jersey that could create record coastal flooding and a big enough storm surge that state and local officials have ordered mandatory and voluntary evacuations along the coast from Delaware to Connecticut.

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Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times |

Residents leave Fire Island under a mandatory evacuation order on a ferry from Ocean Beach, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2012. The computer models forecasting the track of Hurricane Sandy over the next three days are converging upon a landing around southern New Jersey that could create record coastal flooding and a big enough storm surge that state and local officials have ordered mandatory and voluntary evacuations along the coast from Delaware to Connecticut.

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AP Photo/Craig Ruttle |

Jessie Rivera, 10, of New York, a young customer of the Lola Star Gift Shop on the Coney Island boardwalk, brings pink sandbags to the door of the shop Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in New York. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation.

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AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley |

Ocean water rolls over NC 12 at the north end of Buxton, N.C. at dawn on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Waves from offshore Hurricane Sandy are battering Hatteras Island.

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AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano |

A public shelter in Seward Park High School on the lower east side begins to fill in preparation of the storm, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in New York. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation.

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