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Alix Brignol of New York takes a picture as water washes over the seawall near high tide at Battery Park in New York on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets; sending coastal residents fleeing; and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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Alix Brignol of New York takes a picture as water washes over the seawall near high tide at Battery Park in New York on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast.Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets; sending coastal residents fleeing; and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

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