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National Hurricane Sandy damage photos

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Mike Groll/AP Photo |

This aerial photo shows destroyed houses left in the wake of superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Seaside Heights, N.J.

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Mel Evans/AP Photo |

Workers try to clear boats and debris from the New Jersey Transit's Morgan draw bridge Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in South Amboy, N.J., after Monday's storm surge from Sandy pushed boats and cargo containers onto the train tracks. New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line, which provides train service from the New Jersey shore towns to New York City, may experience prolonged disruption because of the extensive damage.

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Julio Cortez/AP Photo |

Robert Bryce, right, walks with his wife, Marcia Bryce, as destruction from superstorm Sandy is seen on Route 35 in Seaside Heights, N.J., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.

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John Minchillo/AP Photo |

Lisa Kravchenko, of Staten Island, stands amongst flood debris in her princess Halloween costume, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in the Staten Island borough of New York. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.

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Michael Appleton/The New York Times |

People embrace amidst the remains of homes in the Breezy Point neighborhood that were destroyed by a fire during Superstorm Sandy in the Queens borough of New York, Oct. 31, 2012. Sandy produced devastation along the coasts, snow in Appalachia, power failures in Maine and high winds at the Great Lakes.

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Marcus Yam/The New York Times |

Kate Brandisi, right, is helped down by members of the Army National Guard of New Jersey as another holds her son, Ethan, 18 months, after they were rescued from the flooded areas of Hoboken, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012. Sandy produced devastation along the coasts, snow in Appalachia, power failures in Maine and high winds at the Great Lakes.

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Doug Mills/The New York Times |

President Barack Obama hugs Donna Vanzant, owner of the Brigantine Marina, as he tours an area hit by Superstorm Sandy with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in Brigantine, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012. Obama and Christie took an aerial tour of damage from Superstorm Sandy earlier Wednesday.

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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. More than 2 million customers were without power as of Wednesday afternoon, down from a peak of 2.7 million.

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Luke Sharrett/The New York Times |

New Jersey National Guard vechicles patrol the storm-battered area of southern Long Beach Island, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012. The storm called Sandy produced devastation along the coasts, snow in Appalachia, power failures in Maine and high winds at the Great Lakes.

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Doug Mills/The New York Times |

The aerial view shows storm damage over the Atlantic Coast in Seaside Heights, N.J., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, taken from a helicopter traveling behind the helicopter carrying President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, as they viewed storm damage from superstorm Sandy.

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Rick Barbero/AP Photo |

A truck makes it way through a snow-covered road in Beaver, W.Va., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Superstorm Sandy has already dumped up to 2 feet of snow in West Virginia, cutting electricity to about 271,00 customers and closing dozens of roads.

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Mark Lennihan/AP Photo |

This aerial photo shows the Breezy Point neighborhood, in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, where more than 50 homes were burned to the ground Monday night as a result of superstorm Sandy. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.