Mother Nature bears down on Mid-Atlantic

Hurricane Sandy has people scrambling to prepare for a series of events that has the potential to create a devastating mix that could affect the lives of 50 million people from the East Coast to the Great Lakes, forecasters say.

One-year-old Ever Long and her dog, Bailey, peek out the back door of their boarded house for the coming storm as some prepare for the approaching Hurricane Sandy, in Bay View Beach, Del. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, Suchat Pederson)

One-year-old Ever Long and her dog, Bailey, peek out the back door of their boarded house for the coming storm as some prepare for the approaching Hurricane Sandy, in Bay View Beach, Del. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, Suchat Pederson)

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