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Photo by: Mark Lennihan

This Oct. 21, 2013, photo shows new home construction in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York. In the beachfront enclave of Breezy Point, new homes are beginning to rise after many months of inactivity on the sandy blocks where a year ago fire burned 130 houses and flooding destroyed another 220 during Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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