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Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy (2012)Andrew CuomoLower East Side
A branch that was blown down due to Hurricane Sandy is seen, on October 29, 2012 in the Lower East Side neighborhood New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York... Andrew Burton/Getty Images