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On the Ground: Hurricane Sandy in Images

On the Hudson

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People watch the Hudson River churning from Hurricane Sandy near 58th Street in New York City on the evening of Oct. 29, 2012.

Sandy Be Nice

Hurricane Sandy Brooklyn

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Ahead of Hurricane Sandy, children in Park Slope, Brooklyn, stand in front of a boarded-up grocery store.

New York Skyline

Hurricane Sandy New York skyline

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Hurricane Sandy obscures the New York skyline in this photograph taken Oct. 29, 2012.

Lights Out, Manhattan

Manhatten in Hurricane Sandy

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The lights go out in Manhattan even as Brooklyn stays bright as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall on the night of Oct. 29, 2012.

The Day After

brooklyn, ny, after hurricane sandy

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The day after Hurricane Sandy blew through, Brooklyn holds a chill in the air. This image was taken at about 9 a.m. ET on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.

Spooky Skies

Another spooky-sky image from Brooklyn on Tuesday, Oct. 30, day after Hurricane Sandy.

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Another spooky-sky image from Brooklyn on Tuesday, Oct. 30, day after Hurricane Sandy.

On the Horizon

Hurricane Sandy is on the horizon in this image taken Sunday, Oct. 28, looking south from Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Hurricane Sandy is on the horizon in this image taken Sunday, Oct. 28, looking south from Brooklyn, N.Y.

Winthrop Shore Waves

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Waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive as Hurricane Sandy comes up the East Coast on Oct. 29, 2012, in Winthrop, Mass.

Atlantic City

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People walk down a flooded street as Hurricane Sandy moves up the East Coast on Oct. 29, 2012, in Atlantic City, N.J.

Tidal Surge

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A man watches as the tidal surge begins to cover the beach in Ocean City, Md., Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy nears landfall in the area.