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Sandy's Aftermath: 1 Year Later

A year ago, one of the most destructive natural disasters in America devastated thousands in the Tri-State area - here's what it looks like today.

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    Then and Now: Ave C and 7th, New York City (Getty Images)
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    Then and Now: Ave C and 7th, New York City (Getty Images)
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    Belle Harbor (Getty Images)
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    Belle Harbor (Getty Images)
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    Then and Now: Breezy Point (Getty Images)
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    Then and Now: Breezy Point (Getty Images)
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    Then and Now: Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (Getty Images)
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    Then and Now: A defaced apartment building in Chelsea (Getty Images)
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    Midland Neighborhood Donation Center in Staten Island is still open today (Getty Images)
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    Midland Neighborhood Donation Center in Staten Island is still open today (Getty Images)
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    Lifeguard stations being rebuilt in Rockaway (Getty Images)
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    Lindenhurst, Long Island, NY (Getty Images)
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    Little Ferry, NJ (Getty Images)
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    Little Ferry, NJ (Getty Images)
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    Long Beach Boardwalk, rebuilt almost 1 year later (Getty Images)
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    Long Beach (Getty Images)
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    Celebrating the rebuilding of the Long Beach Boardwalk, nearly 1 year after it was destroyed (Getty Images)
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    Then and Now: Shopping plaza in lower Manhattan (Getty Images)
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    New beachfront homes built in Queens (Getty Images)
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    Then and Now: Princess Cottage in Union Beach, NJ - the icon from 1855 had to be taken down completely after the storm.(Getty Images)
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    Protection at the Rockaway Boardwalk (Getty Images)
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    Beachfront plots of land in Queens still have yet to be bought (Getty Images)
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    Necessary protection from the tides (Getty Images)
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    Rebuilt Rockaway Lifeguard stations (Getty Images)
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    Residents in Staten Island are there to stay.(Getty Images)
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    A Rockaway resident put her home on stils to prevent future flooding. (Getty Images)
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    Then and Now: West Side of NYC (Getty Images)
 
 

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