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Hurricane Sandy: Then to now, a year later in photos

Last updated on: October 30, 2013 10:27 IST

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The then and now photographs of Hurricane Sandy tell a remarkable tale of two cities -- New York and New Jersey -- how they were destroyed by the storm last year and the efforts taken to rebuild them.

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It’s been a year since Superstorm Sandy literally flattened the United States east coast leaving at least 177 people dead.

Sandy, the most destructive storm to hit the US since the deadly Katrina in 2005, affected 24 states and caused destruction of more than $65 million dollars.

A year on, New Jersey and New York, which was worst affected by Sandy, is back on its feet.Here are some photographs from last year’s horror that tell story of dark days, which left hundreds without a home. But along with that is another story. Remarkable pictures that show the tremendous effort was taken to rebuild the cities that thought there was no tomorrow.

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Image: A before-and-after pair of photographs shows debris piled outside of homes damaged by the storm surge of Superstorm Sandy on November 8, 2012 (scroll mouset on photo) and a recent view of the same street in the Queens borough neighborhood of Belle Harbor, New York on October 23, 2013
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The first image shows a general view of submerged after severe flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012 in Manhattan, New York. (Scroll mouse over photograph) life along Avenue C in the East Village neighborhood has mostly recovered as seen in this picture from October 27, 2013.

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A then-and-now pair of photographs -- the first shows rising water caused by Superstorm Sandy rushes into the Carey Tunnel (previously known as the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel) October 29, 2012 in New York City. (Scroll mouse over photograph) cars use the Carey Tunnel October 22, 2013 in New York City.  

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A then-and-now pair of photographs – the first shows two people walking past a beach club destroyed by the storm surge of Superstorm Sandy taken on October 31, 2012. (Scroll mouse over photograph) and the same beach club pictured in Sea Bright, New Jersey on October 22, 2013.

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A then-and-now pair of photographs -- the first shows rising water caused by Superstorm Sandy rushing into a parking garage on October 29, 2012 in New York City. (Scroll mouse over photograph) traffic drives past the garage (which is in use again) October 22, 2013 in New York City.

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A then-and-now pair of photographs -- first shows Hugh L Carey Tunnel flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Scroll mouse over photograph) traffic passes from Manhattan into the Hugh L Carey Tunnel on October 22, 2013 in New York City.

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A then-and-now pair of photographs -- first shows a truck driving through storm surge flooded road during Superstorm Sandy on October 29, 2012 (scroll mouse over photograph) and a view of the same road in Southampton, New York on October 23, 2013.

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A then-and-now pair of photographs – the first image shows the remains of burned homes are surrounded by water due to Superstorm Sandy in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City October 31, 2012. (Scroll mouse over photograph) newly built homes and vacant lots are shown in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City October 21, 2013.

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The first image shows the iconic Princess Cottage, built in 1855, standing after being ravaged by flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy November 21, 2012 in Union Beach, New Jersey. (Scroll mouse over photograph) the spot where the Princess Cottage used to be is shown October 22, 2013.

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The first photo shows a man walking through an area of Breezy Point that was heavily damaged by a fire during Superstorm Sandy on November 6, 2012 (scroll mouse over photograph) and a view of the newly repaired homes in the same area in the Queens borough area of New York on October 24, 2013.

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Photographs: Luckas Jackson/Reuters

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