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Superstorm Sandy anniversary

This combination of Nov. 14, 2012 and Oct. 17, 2013 photos shows construction equipment working on debris collected during the cleanup from Superstorm Sandy in the parking lot of Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaway section of the Queens borough of New York and the empty lot almost a year later.
Mark Lennihan / AP
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