Backhoe operator Keith Henry levels a storm-damaged home in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York on Tuesday. The splintered plywood, mangled appliances and sodden sheetrock, as well as shreds of clothing and family photos, will be added to the increasing piles of rubble being cleared in New York as the cleanup from Superstorm Sandy continues.
Backhoe operator Keith Henry levels a storm-damaged home in the Breezy Point section of the Queens borough of New York on Tuesday. The splintered plywood, mangled appliances and sodden sheetrock, as well as shreds of clothing and family photos, will be added to the increasing piles of rubble being cleared in New York as the cleanup from Superstorm Sandy continues.
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published Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
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NEW YORK — Just a few months ago, the parking lot at Jacob Riis Park on New York City’s Rockaway seashore was filled with happy beachgoers. Now, it is home to a mountain of misery from Superstorm Sandy — a growing pile of garbage containing everything from mangled appliances, splintered plywood and sodden drywall to shreds of clothing and family photos.

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