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A man stands on the debris of homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough in New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER POLITICS)

A man stands on the debris of homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough in New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER POLITICS)

A man stands on the debris of homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough in New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER POLITICS)
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A vehicle makes its way near homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough in New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER POLITICS)

A vehicle makes its way near homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough in New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER POLITICS)

A vehicle makes its way near homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough in New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER POLITICS)
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A woman walks by a home destroyed by the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Belle Harbor section of the Queens borough in New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A woman walks by a home destroyed by the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Belle Harbor section of the Queens borough in New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A woman walks by a home destroyed by the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Belle Harbor section of the Queens borough in New York January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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