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The remains of a restaurant destroyed by Hurricane Sandy is seen on the south shore of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

The remains of a restaurant destroyed by Hurricane Sandy is seen on the south shore of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

The remains of a restaurant destroyed by Hurricane Sandy is seen on the south shore of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Ben Mancuso, owner of Puglia By The Sea restaurant, stands amid the remains of the building that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on the south shore of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Ben Mancuso, owner of Puglia By The Sea restaurant, stands amid the remains of the building that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on the south shore of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Ben Mancuso, owner of Puglia By The Sea restaurant, stands amid the remains of the building that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on the south shore of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A New York City fire fighter walks amid destroyed boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A New York City fire fighter walks amid destroyed boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A New York City fire fighter walks amid destroyed boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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New York City fire fighters walk amid destroyed boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

New York City fire fighters walk amid destroyed boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

New York City fire fighters walk amid destroyed boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Damage caused by Hurricane Sandy along what was a boardwalk is seen in Belmar, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

Damage caused by Hurricane Sandy along what was a boardwalk is seen in Belmar, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

Damage caused by Hurricane Sandy along what was a boardwalk is seen in Belmar, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger
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Artie Mstram stands amid destroyed boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Artie Mstram stands amid destroyed boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Artie Mstram stands amid destroyed boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Workers work to clear the damage caused from Hurricane Sandy along Ocean Avenue in Belmar, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

Workers work to clear the damage caused from Hurricane Sandy along Ocean Avenue in Belmar, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

Workers work to clear the damage caused from Hurricane Sandy along Ocean Avenue in Belmar, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger
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A Seaside Heights police officer patrols the boardwalk by bicycle three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius

A Seaside Heights police officer patrols the boardwalk by bicycle three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius

A Seaside Heights police officer patrols the boardwalk by bicycle three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius
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People walk past the remnants of the Spring Lake boardwalk, which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy, on Ocean Avenue in Spring Lake, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

People walk past the remnants of the Spring Lake boardwalk, which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy, on Ocean Avenue in Spring Lake, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

People walk past the remnants of the Spring Lake boardwalk, which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy, on Ocean Avenue in Spring Lake, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger
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People walk on the beach past the remnants of the Spring Lake boardwalk which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Spring Lake, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

People walk on the beach past the remnants of the Spring Lake boardwalk which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Spring Lake, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

People walk on the beach past the remnants of the Spring Lake boardwalk which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy in Spring Lake, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger
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A New York City police officer searches for possible bodies amid boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A New York City police officer searches for possible bodies amid boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A New York City police officer searches for possible bodies amid boats washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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New Jersey Transit Workers check on their train tracks which are littered with debris left behind from Hurricane Sandy in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

New Jersey Transit Workers check on their train tracks which are littered with debris left behind from Hurricane Sandy in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

New Jersey Transit Workers check on their train tracks which are littered with debris left behind from Hurricane Sandy in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger
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The remnants of a roller coast sits in the surf three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius

The remnants of a roller coast sits in the surf three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius

The remnants of a roller coast sits in the surf three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius
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A New York City fire fighter searches for possible bodies amid debris and destroyed boats washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A New York City fire fighter searches for possible bodies amid debris and destroyed boats washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A New York City fire fighter searches for possible bodies amid debris and destroyed boats washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Commuters wait for a shuttle bus to Manhattan from the Brooklyn Borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Commuters wait for a shuttle bus to Manhattan from the Brooklyn Borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Commuters wait for a shuttle bus to Manhattan from the Brooklyn Borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford
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Southern California Edison (SCE) equipment and utility trucks are loaded in a U.S. Air Force C-17 cargo jet at March Air Force Base near Riverside, California in this photograph released to Reuters by SCE November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jean Anderson/Southern Calfornia Edison/Handout

Southern California Edison (SCE) equipment and utility trucks are loaded in a U.S. Air Force C-17 cargo jet at March Air Force Base near Riverside, California in this photograph released to Reuters by SCE November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jean...more

Southern California Edison (SCE) equipment and utility trucks are loaded in a U.S. Air Force C-17 cargo jet at March Air Force Base near Riverside, California in this photograph released to Reuters by SCE November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Jean Anderson/Southern Calfornia Edison/Handout
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A scrawled message to reopen is written on the door of an arcade at the FunTown Amusement Pier three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius

A scrawled message to reopen is written on the door of an arcade at the FunTown Amusement Pier three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius

A scrawled message to reopen is written on the door of an arcade at the FunTown Amusement Pier three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius
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A rider looks out from a subway train as he waits for it to depart from the station in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

A rider looks out from a subway train as he waits for it to depart from the station in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

A rider looks out from a subway train as he waits for it to depart from the station in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford
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Riders sit in a subway train in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Riders sit in a subway train in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Riders sit in a subway train in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford
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Commuters wait for a shuttle bus to Manhattan from the Brooklyn Borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Commuters wait for a shuttle bus to Manhattan from the Brooklyn Borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Commuters wait for a shuttle bus to Manhattan from the Brooklyn Borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford
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An American flag stands on top of the devastated Rockaway beach boardwalk due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Queens borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

An American flag stands on top of the devastated Rockaway beach boardwalk due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Queens borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

An American flag stands on top of the devastated Rockaway beach boardwalk due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Queens borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A photo is seen on top of the windshield of a car near the Rockaway beach boardwalk in the Queens borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A photo is seen on top of the windshield of a car near the Rockaway beach boardwalk in the Queens borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A photo is seen on top of the windshield of a car near the Rockaway beach boardwalk in the Queens borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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