60 Extremely Powerful Photos Of Sandy's Destruction Everyone Needs To See

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A woman weeps as she is overwhelmed by emotion after finding family photographs inside of her heavily damaged home in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island.


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Glenda Moore and her husband react as they approach the scene where at least one of their childrens' bodies were discovered in Staten Island. Brandon Moore, 2, and Connor Moore, 4, were swiped into swirling waters as their mother tried to escape her SUV on Monday. Glenda Moore was going to her sister's home in Brooklyn when she tried to flee the vehicle with the boys, only to have the force of the rising water and pounding waves rip the boy's arms from her.


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A woman stands alone in water in front of destroyed homes on Cedar Grove Avenue in a neighborhood where many houses were heavily damaged or completely destroyed by storm surge in Staten Island.


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A woman takes her hat off as she takes a break from throwing flood-damaged belongings from her home away in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island.


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Mother Raquel pushes her children in a cart after being told they could go to the front of the line as people wait in line to collect food and water at a distribution point in Coney Island.


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Dominic Traina looks into a pocketbook as he and his family tried to salvage items from his home, which was completely destroyed on the south side of Staten Island.