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10 Heroic Photos Of Hurricane Sandy First Responders

Thank you! Last night across the Northeast, first responders were running toward the sounds of chaos, risking their lives to save ours.

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Firefighters search for people trapped in cars near 14th Street and Avenue C in Manhattan.
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Firefighters search for people trapped in cars near 14th Street and Avenue C in Manhattan.

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Manasquan firefighter Sean Price wades through chest-high water to rescue trapped residents from a home underwater.
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Manasquan firefighter Sean Price wades through chest-high water to rescue trapped residents from a home underwater.

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Medical workers assist a patient into an ambulance during an evacuation of New York University’s Tisch Hospital.
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Medical workers assist a patient into an ambulance during an evacuation of New York University’s Tisch Hospital.

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FDNY inflatable boats travel along 14th Street toward the East River on a rescue mission in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
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FDNY inflatable boats travel along 14th Street toward the East River on a rescue mission in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

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Dog rescued from the flood by firefighters.
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Dog rescued from the flood by firefighters.

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Firefighters work at the scene of a house fire in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, October 30, 2012, in Lindenhurst, N.Y.
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Firefighters work at the scene of a house fire in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, October 30, 2012, in Lindenhurst, N.Y.

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Rescue workers carry a baby and a young boy to safety from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey, October 30, 2012.
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Rescue workers carry a baby and a young boy to safety from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey, October 30, 2012.

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FDNY fire and rescue personnel lead a boat of ConEd power workers through flood waters after their power station was over fun by flood waters in New York, October 29, 2012.
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FDNY fire and rescue personnel lead a boat of ConEd power workers through flood waters after their power station was over fun by flood waters in New York, October 29, 2012.

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Firefighters use a saw in an attempt to remove a partially collapsed door due to Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012, in New York.
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Firefighters use a saw in an attempt to remove a partially collapsed door due to Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012, in New York.

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Babylon Fire Department on Long Island braves fire AND chest-deep water.
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Babylon Fire Department on Long Island braves fire AND chest-deep water.