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A inflatable snow man is seen fallen along a sidewalk as well-wishers cross the street to visit a memorial in Sandy Hook Village, the site of the December 14 school shooting, in Newtown, Connecticut on December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A inflatable snow man is seen fallen along a sidewalk as well-wishers cross the street to visit a memorial in Sandy Hook Village, the site of the December 14 school shooting, in Newtown, Connecticut on December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A inflatable snow man is seen fallen along a sidewalk as well-wishers cross the street to visit a memorial in Sandy Hook Village, the site of the December 14 school shooting, in Newtown, Connecticut on December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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People walk in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People stand in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People stand in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People stand in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People walk in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Storm clouds are seen on the east coast of the United States in this NASA handout satellite image taken at 1955 GMT, December 26, 2012. The severe winter weather that hit parts of the central and southern United States on Christmas Day moved eastward on Wednesday, causing flight delays and dangerous road conditions in the Northeast and Ohio Valley. REUTERS/NASA/NOAA/GOES Project/Handout

Storm clouds are seen on the east coast of the United States in this NASA handout satellite image taken at 1955 GMT, December 26, 2012. The severe winter weather that hit parts of the central and southern United States on Christmas Day moved eastward...more

Storm clouds are seen on the east coast of the United States in this NASA handout satellite image taken at 1955 GMT, December 26, 2012. The severe winter weather that hit parts of the central and southern United States on Christmas Day moved eastward on Wednesday, causing flight delays and dangerous road conditions in the Northeast and Ohio Valley. REUTERS/NASA/NOAA/GOES Project/Handout
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People walk in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk in a winter storm as snow falls at Times Square in New York, December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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