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01 Nov 2012 12:06 GMT
A dune fence lies twisted in the sand of the beach in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Residents use a canoe to paddle through flood waters left from Hurricane Sandy at the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough in New York City.
Men pass through a flooded walkway while viewing damage caused by Hurricane Sandy on Fire Island, New York.
Men stand near a boat which was pushed inland near destroyed homes in Brighton, New York City.
Residents return to their destroyed homes in Brighton, New York.
New York City and the sodden US Northeast began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday.
Richard Schmitt walks in ankle-deep water from his house in South Bethany Beach, Delaware.
An aerial view of the storm damage over the Atlantic Coast is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.
A woman walks through a flooded street in Staten Island, New York.
People walk by an overturned car in the street in Queens, New York.
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