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Staten Islanders Brave Cold, Darkness To Vote

Fulfilling a civic duty in the aftermath of a devastating storm.

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After Sandy destroyed a Midland Beach school that served as a polling place, election officials had to set up voting stations in a tent with no electricity or heat. Temperatures hovered in the 30s throughout the morning.

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The site also served as a donation drop-off zone.

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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