Sandy: A Story of Complete Devastation, Courage, and Recovery

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On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the Mid-Atlantic region. The devastation she brought to the New York and New Jersey was widespread and unimaginable. Though warnings had been issued for days and many evacuated their homes and offices, thousands stood in the path of one of the strongest storms in the history of America. Winds on Long Island reached 90 mph. Large sections of Lower Manhattan flooded. Fire in Queens destroyed more than 100 buildings. In New Jersey, 2.6 million homes were without ...

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On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the Mid-Atlantic region. The devastation she brought to the New York and New Jersey was widespread and unimaginable. Though warnings had been issued for days and many evacuated their homes and offices, thousands stood in the path of one of the strongest storms in the history of America. Winds on Long Island reached 90 mph. Large sections of Lower Manhattan flooded. Fire in Queens destroyed more than 100 buildings. In New Jersey, 2.6 million homes were without people and nearly 40 people were killed. A 50-foot piece of the Atlantic City Boardwalk washed away and half the city of Hoboken was under water. Hundreds of thousands were left without power and water, with dwindling food supplies. Amidst this devastation, Sandy inspired courage and hope in many New Yorkers, giving them the will to triumph against incalculable odds. Seeking shelter and the basic necessities of life, thousands continued to fight to simply survive the harshest of conditions and help others do the same. These gripping moments of ruin and recovery are captured in Sandy: A Story of Complete Devastation, Courage, and Recovery, which features award-winning stories and nearly 100 vivid, full-color images from the New York Post. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each book will be donated to the Mayor’s Fund for New York City and Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781600789182
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 6/1/2013
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 345,128
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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The New York Post chronicles the triumphs and tragedies of New York City through a bold, irreverent, and edgy tabloid design that readers know and love. Founded in 1801 as the New-York Evening Post, it is the nation’s oldest continuously published daily newspaper.
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    Posted January 25, 2015

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    "Wow!" *he heard his balls slap against her a<_>ss as he felt her b<_>reasts* ( if cats have those)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2014

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    Hey! Good writing Morgan! I do have to admit you made a few spelling mistakes that made it a little bit harder to read, but in all it was WONDERFUL! You are a good writer!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2014

    Lin ☼

    Chinese acrobats? What the he<_>ll does that have to do with academics?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2014

    Morgan

    JUST STOP IT I DONT CARE

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