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Resident Lorraine Orobello stays warm by standing around a fire as she eats near her damaged house in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Resident Lorraine Orobello stays warm by standing around a fire as she eats near her damaged house in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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New York City Marathon runners carry relief supplies through a damaged neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

New York City Marathon runners carry relief supplies through a damaged neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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A resident cleans out debris left from Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

A resident cleans out debris left from Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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A man looks over the remains of a home in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

A man looks over the remains of a home in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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A man stands next to a damaged vehicle as he surveys flood damaged personal property thrown into the streets in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A man stands next to a damaged vehicle as he surveys flood damaged personal property thrown into the streets in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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National Guard and American Red Cross volunteers unload donated supplies for hurricane Sandy victims at a FEMA and American Red Cross aid and disaster relief station in the hard-hit Staten Island section of New York City, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

National Guard and American Red Cross volunteers unload donated supplies for hurricane Sandy victims at a FEMA and American Red Cross aid and disaster relief station in the hard-hit Staten Island section of New York City, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A policeman lights a flare outside the Our Lady of Lourdes church, which was left flooded by hurricane Sandy, in Staten Island borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A policeman lights a flare outside the Our Lady of Lourdes church, which was left flooded by hurricane Sandy, in Staten Island borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Maria Baye-Guzman removes debris left from Hurricane Sandy from her home in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Maria Baye-Guzman removes debris left from Hurricane Sandy from her home in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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A police helicopter hovers overhead as it drops supplies for residents in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

A police helicopter hovers overhead as it drops supplies for residents in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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Sanitation workers remove debris left from Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Sanitation workers remove debris left from Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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A woman prays at the Our Lady of Lourdes church during the first Sunday service after Hurricane Sandy destroyed her neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman prays at the Our Lady of Lourdes church during the first Sunday service after Hurricane Sandy destroyed her neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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U.S. Marines of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrive in Staten Island, New York, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/U.S. Marines

U.S. Marines of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrive in Staten Island, New York, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/U.S. Marines

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New York City Marathon runners help clear debris from the homes of a damaged neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

New York City Marathon runners help clear debris from the homes of a damaged neighborhood in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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U.S. Marines remove debris left from Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

U.S. Marines remove debris left from Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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A sign lies on top of debris in a neighborhood affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A sign lies on top of debris in a neighborhood affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Volunteers deliver blankets to residents affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Volunteers deliver blankets to residents affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. Thomas Moade leads other members of the 174th as well as members of the New York Army Guard in taking water and cases of food to local residents in Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/New York Air National Guard

New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. Thomas Moade leads other members of the 174th as well as members of the New York Army Guard in taking water and cases of food to local residents in Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/New York Air National Guard

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Volunteers deliver supplies to residents affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Volunteers deliver supplies to residents affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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A victim of hurricane Sandy takes blankets from a aid distribution site in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A victim of hurricane Sandy takes blankets from a aid distribution site in the Staten Island borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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A man carries his belongings to a pile outside his house, which was left flooded by hurricane Sandy, in Staten Island borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man carries his belongings to a pile outside his house, which was left flooded by hurricane Sandy, in Staten Island borough of New York, November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. Thomas Moade carries food and water across a plank to assist a local man on Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/New York Air National Guard

New York Air National Guard Master Sgt. Thomas Moade carries food and water across a plank to assist a local man on Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/New York Air National Guard

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Two women walk past a boat left sitting on a street blocks away from the shore by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Two women walk past a boat left sitting on a street blocks away from the shore by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Steve Santo stands in what used to be the kitchen of his house that was destroyed by storm surge flooding on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Steve Santo stands in what used to be the kitchen of his house that was destroyed by storm surge flooding on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A classic car sits covered in field of debris left by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A classic car sits covered in field of debris left by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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U.S. Marines remove debris left from Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

U.S. Marines remove debris left from Hurricane Sandy in the Staten Island Borough of New York, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

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A woman weeps after learning that a neighbor presumed missing is okay while cleaning out her home in a neighborhood heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A woman weeps after learning that a neighbor presumed missing is okay while cleaning out her home in a neighborhood heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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A table and two chairs are all that remains of a destroyed home on Cedar Grove Avenue in a neighborhood where many houses were heavily damaged or completely destroyed by storm surge flooding from Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A table and two chairs are all that remains of a destroyed home on Cedar Grove Avenue in a neighborhood where many houses were heavily damaged or completely destroyed by storm surge flooding from Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A young boy rides his bicycle on a flooded street in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A young boy rides his bicycle on a flooded street in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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A woman stands alone in water in front of destroyed homes on Cedar Grove Avenue in a neighborhood where many houses were heavily damaged or completely destroyed by storm surge flooding from Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A woman stands alone in water in front of destroyed homes on Cedar Grove Avenue in a neighborhood where many houses were heavily damaged or completely destroyed by storm surge flooding from Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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The wreckage of boats washed ashore are seen in Great Kills, Staten Island, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

The wreckage of boats washed ashore are seen in Great Kills, Staten Island, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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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 Staten Island, 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 Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A woman searches for personal belongings from her destroyed home in a field of debris left by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A woman searches for personal belongings from her destroyed home in a field of debris left by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A life ring hangs on the front fence of a home destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A life ring hangs on the front fence of a home destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A woman weeps as she is overwhelmed by emotion after finding her family photographs inside of her heavily damaged home in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of the Staten Island borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A woman weeps as she is overwhelmed by emotion after finding her family photographs inside of her heavily damaged home in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of the Staten Island borough of New York, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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A child's doll sits amid debris left by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A child's doll sits amid debris left by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Ayman Awad climbs onto his fishing boat that was washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Ayman Awad climbs onto his fishing boat that was washed ashore into houses by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Clothing dirtied in the flood waters deposited by Hurricane Sandy rest on top of a car in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Clothing dirtied in the flood waters deposited by Hurricane Sandy rest on top of a car in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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Flood waters left by storm surge from Hurricane Sandy surround Our Lady of Lourdes Church on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Flood waters left by storm surge from Hurricane Sandy surround Our Lady of Lourdes Church on the south side of hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A destroyed home and car is seen on Cedar Grove Avenue on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A destroyed home and car is seen on Cedar Grove Avenue on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Lisa and Julia Kravchenko pose in their Halloween costumes as they stand in an area ruined by Hurricane Sandy in Staten Island, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Lisa and Julia Kravchenko pose in their Halloween costumes as they stand in an area ruined by Hurricane Sandy in Staten Island, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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Flood debris is left on the hood of a car damaged by Hurricane Sandy in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Flood debris is left on the hood of a car damaged by Hurricane Sandy in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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A woman and her husband survey flood damage to the inside of their home in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A woman and her husband survey flood damage to the inside of their home in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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People stand in line with gas cans to fill at one of the few gas stations open on hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

People stand in line with gas cans to fill at one of the few gas stations open on hard-hit Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A woman takes her hat off as she takes a break from throwing flood damaged belongings from her home away in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A woman takes her hat off as she takes a break from throwing flood damaged belongings from her home away in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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Members of the Traina family sort through photographs and other personal items that they were salvaging from their home which was completely destroyed by flood water storm surge from Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Members of the Traina family sort through photographs and other personal items that they were salvaging from their home which was completely destroyed by flood water storm surge from Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A boat sits in a driveway after being washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A boat sits in a driveway after being washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A family friend wipes his brow as he helps a family clean the flood damage debris out of their home in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A family friend wipes his brow as he helps a family clean the flood damage debris out of their home in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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New York City Police Emergency Service K9 Unit officer Chris Theofield and his partner Brutas search for possible victims on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

New York City Police Emergency Service K9 Unit officer Chris Theofield and his partner Brutas search for possible victims on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Two girls examine the wreckage of boats washed ashore in Great Kills, Staten Island, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Two girls examine the wreckage of boats washed ashore in Great Kills, Staten Island, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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Vanessa Martinez holds remains of photographs of her family outside her destroyed house on Cedar Grove Avenue in Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Vanessa Martinez holds remains of photographs of her family outside her destroyed house on Cedar Grove Avenue in Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Officers from New York Police search an area of wetlands in Staten Island, New York, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Officers from New York Police search an area of wetlands in Staten Island, New York, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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A man walks by sailboats tossed into a street in front of houses by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A man walks by sailboats tossed into a street in front of houses by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Volunteers and officials unload meals ready to eat, or MRE's, at a station set up to deliver food water and clothing to those devastated by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Volunteers and officials unload meals ready to eat, or MRE's, at a station set up to deliver food water and clothing to those devastated by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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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 Staten Island, 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 Staten Island, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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The John B. Caddell, a 700-ton water tanker, sits grounded on the North Shore of Staten Island, October 31, 2012.. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The John B. Caddell, a 700-ton water tanker, sits grounded on the North Shore of Staten Island, October 31, 2012.. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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