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Residents walk past burned houses in Breezy Point, a neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens, after it was devastated by Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Residents walk past burned houses in Breezy Point, a neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens, after it was devastated by Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Residents walk past burned houses in Breezy Point, a neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens, after it was devastated by Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd L) hugs North Point Marina owner Donna Vanzant as he tours damage done by Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd L) hugs North Point Marina owner Donna Vanzant as he tours damage done by Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd L) hugs North Point Marina owner Donna Vanzant as he tours damage done by Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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People carry their children out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People carry their children out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People carry their children out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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A man carries his wife through the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A man carries his wife through the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A man carries his wife through the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Pedestrians pass by a tree that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in Washington October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Pedestrians pass by a tree that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in Washington October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Pedestrians pass by a tree that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in Washington October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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A boy walks among devastated homes affected by fire and Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A boy walks among devastated homes affected by fire and Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A boy walks among devastated homes affected by fire and Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People carry their belongings as they make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People carry their belongings as they make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People carry their belongings as they make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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A man makes his way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man makes his way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man makes his way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A section of burned houses, which was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy, is seen in this aerial photo of Breezy Point, a neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A section of burned houses, which was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy, is seen in this aerial photo of Breezy Point, a neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A section of burned houses, which was left devastated by Hurricane Sandy, is seen in this aerial photo of Breezy Point, a neighborhood located in the New York City borough of Queens, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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People make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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A woman stands outside the wreckage of homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A woman stands outside the wreckage of homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A woman stands outside the wreckage of homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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People embrace after looking through the wreckage of homes devastated by fire and the affects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People embrace after looking through the wreckage of homes devastated by fire and the affects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

People embrace after looking through the wreckage of homes devastated by fire and the affects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd R) speaks in a neighborhood after he tours damage done by Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd R) speaks in a neighborhood after he tours damage done by Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd R) speaks in a neighborhood after he tours damage done by Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie after he arrives at Atlantic City International Airport in New Jersey before surveying Hurricane Sandy damage, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie after he arrives at Atlantic City International Airport in New Jersey before surveying Hurricane Sandy damage, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie after he arrives at Atlantic City International Airport in New Jersey before surveying Hurricane Sandy damage, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Two men look at the skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan from a park along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Two men look at the skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan from a park along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Two men look at the skyline of New York's Lower Manhattan from a park along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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People make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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An aerial view of the damage around Atlantic City, New Jersey is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Mills/Pool

An aerial view of the damage around Atlantic City, New Jersey is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Mills/Pool

An aerial view of the damage around Atlantic City, New Jersey is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Mills/Pool
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An aerial view of the damage around Atlantic City, New Jersey is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Mills/Pool

An aerial view of the damage around Atlantic City, New Jersey is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Mills/Pool

An aerial view of the damage around Atlantic City, New Jersey is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Mills/Pool
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A man carries his dog as people make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A man carries his dog as people make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A man carries his dog as people make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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A front end loader manoeuvres a large piece of the boardwalk into a container for removal on Atlantic Avenue as the massive clean up effort continues in Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 31, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

A front end loader manoeuvres a large piece of the boardwalk into a container for removal on Atlantic Avenue as the massive clean up effort continues in Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 31, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom...more

A front end loader manoeuvres a large piece of the boardwalk into a container for removal on Atlantic Avenue as the massive clean up effort continues in Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 31, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek
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Small boats are piled on the shore near destroyed docks in Lavallette, New Jersey in an aerial view of Hurricane Sandy damage along the New Jersey coast, in this photograph taken on October 30, 2012 and released on October 31.REUTERS/Tim Aubry/Greenpeace/Handout

Small boats are piled on the shore near destroyed docks in Lavallette, New Jersey in an aerial view of Hurricane Sandy damage along the New Jersey coast, in this photograph taken on October 30, 2012 and released on October 31.REUTERS/Tim...more

Small boats are piled on the shore near destroyed docks in Lavallette, New Jersey in an aerial view of Hurricane Sandy damage along the New Jersey coast, in this photograph taken on October 30, 2012 and released on October 31.REUTERS/Tim Aubry/Greenpeace/Handout
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A man carries his dog as people make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A man carries his dog as people make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A man carries his dog as people make their way out of the floodwaters in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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Commuters make their way across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Commuters make their way across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Commuters make their way across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford
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The aerial view of the damage around Atlantic City, New Jersey is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Mills/Pool

The aerial view of the damage around Atlantic City, New Jersey is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Mills/Pool

The aerial view of the damage around Atlantic City, New Jersey is seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Mills/Pool
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People line up for gasoline outside the entrance of Holland Tunnel in Jersey City, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People line up for gasoline outside the entrance of Holland Tunnel in Jersey City, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People line up for gasoline outside the entrance of Holland Tunnel in Jersey City, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
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