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Friday, November 2, 2012

Faces that tell a story. 
Sadness, horror, confusion, lonlyness, doubt, exasperation, frustration, hunger, thirst, determination, hope, scared, relief.


 

Joe Gallagher carries his aunt Kathleen Fitzsimmons on Thursday, Nov. 1 in Breezy Point, N.Y. Fitzsimmons collapsed after viewing the burned-out remains of the home that had been in her family since 1928. Residents returned to their devastated homes after Superstorm Sandy and a fire there that destroyed over 100 homes. (David Friedman / NBC News) 
People wait for hours with gas canisters at a Gulf gas station on November 1 in Manalapan, New Jersey. With power out in many parts of the state and so few stations open in certain areas, gas is in heavy demand for both vehicles and generators. Superstorm Sandy, which has left millions without power or water, continues to affect business and daily life throughout much of the eastern seaboard. (Michael Loccisano / Getty Images)
National Guard troopers load food and water onto trucks to distribute to those in need, as the city tries to recover from the after effects of Hurricane Sandy in New York City. (Andrew Gombert / EPA) 
 
The site where George Dresch's house stood before it was slammed by Hurricane Sandy. Dresch and his daughter Angela, 13, died when their home was flattened from Hurricane Sandy's storm surge, which sent over eight feet of water into the neighborhood. George's wife, Patricia, is reported to be in critical condition. George had been reluctant to leave his home because when they evacuated for Hurricane Irene, their home was looted while they were gone (John Makely / NBC News) 
 
Chris Zaturoski uses a garden hose to attempt to siphon gasoline from his car to use in a generator at his house which is without power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy on Thursday, in Little Ferry, N.J. The hose was too big to fit into the gas tank of the car. (Mike Groll / AP) 
 
People scramble for food and supplies being handed outside a grocery store damaged by Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways section in Queens, New York City on Thursday. (Shannon )
Commuters ride the F train in New York City on Thursday. Limited subway service returned to New York. (Allison Joyce / Getty Images) 

 People board the NY Waterways ferry with the Manhattan skyline in the background in Hoboken, N.J., on Thursday. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP - Getty Images)      
 
Commuters wait in a line to board buses into Manhattan in front of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Thursday. The line stretched twice around the arena and commuters reported wait times of one to three hours to get on a bus. Limited subway service returned to the city, but commuting was hampered by tunnels still flooded with water and limited train service. (Seth Wenig / AP) 
 
Members of the fire department extinguish a campfire built by people to keep warm in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, in New York City's Lower East Side on Wednesday night. (Carlo Allegri / Reuters)  
Blaine Badick and her fianc√© Andrew Grapsas cross a flooded street with their dog while leaving their home in Hoboken, N.J., on Wednesday. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP - Getty Images)
People line up for fuel in the corner of Hylan Boulevard and Reid Avenue in Staten Island, N.Y., in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on Wednesday. New York City and the sodden Northeast U.S. began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday, after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 64 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions. (Andrew Kelly / Reuters) 

Shopping carts full of food damaged by Superstorm Sandy await disposal at the Fairway supermarket in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, N.Y., on Wednesday. The food was contaminated by flood waters that rose to approximately four feet in the store during the storm. (Seth Wenig / AP) 
Food is handed out to residents by the Caring Foundation in the Rockaway section of Queens, N.Y., after Hurricane Sandy on Wednesday. (Spencer Platt / Getty Images) 
 
Food is handed out to residents by the Caring Foundation in the Rockaway section of Queens, N.Y., after Hurricane Sandy on Wednesday. (Spencer Platt / Getty Images)    
   People crowd into a Chase Bank ATM kiosk to charge phones and laptops at 40th Street and 3rd Avenue, one block north of where power has gone out, on Wednesday, in New York City. "This is the modern campfire," one man said. (Andrew Burton / Getty Images) 
Renter Donna McBride reacts to seeing the damage done to her home by the storm surge of Hurricane Sandy in Lindenhurst, New York, on Wednesday. (Lucas Jackson / Reuters) 

     
Commuters make their way across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City on Wednesday. (Keith Bedford / Reuters) 
A group of teenagers hang out in front of a boarded-up store following Hurricane Sandy, on Tuesday in Belmar, New Jersey. (Michael Loccisano / Getty Images)
People congregate in front of a building that still has wireless internet access in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York on Tuesday. (Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters) 
  
Sebastian Romatowski wades through knee-deep water across from his home, background, right, on 2nd Avenue that was flooded from the effects of Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday in Bayville, N.Y. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused multiple fatalities, halted mass transit and cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses. (Kathy Kmonicek / AP) 
 
Miatid Amini makes his way with his family onto John Mercadante's truck in Moonachie, N.J. on Tuesday, assisted by Frank Mercadante, right. (John Makely / NBC News) 
 
An elderly resident is carried over flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey on Tuesday. (Adam Hunger / Reuters) 
 
Emergency personnel rescue a resident from flood waters in Little Ferry, New Jersey on Tuesday. (Adam Hunger / Reuters) 
 
An fireman carries a residents dog to safety from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey on Tuesday. (Adam Hunger / Reuters) 
 
Neighbors Lucille Dwyer and Linda Strong embrace after looking through the wreckage of their homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York on Wednesday. (Shannon Stapleton / Reuters) 
  

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