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East Coast deals with power outage from Hurricane Sandy

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Jeff Willard lights a candle in his living room as his girlfriend, Diana Conte, back left, and her son, Ricky, wait for electricity to return in Ventnor City, N.J., Oct. 30, 2012. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.

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A man shops for groceries by flashlight at an East Village grocery store in New York, Oct. 30.

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Food is served at the Mee Sun Cafe in Chinatown as power to most of lower Manhattan was down Oct. 30. Superstorm Sandy was one of the largest in history to hit the U.S. East Coast and has caused power outages for millions of people in the Eastern U.S. and crippled transportation in New York City.

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Stephanie Sikaris, of Union, N.J., with red bandana, waits in line on Oct. 30 at an Exxon station on Route 22 to fill up her gas containers to feed the generator she bought on Monday from Home Depot. "This looks like it may take a while [to restore power] but hey, it could be worse, right?" she said while standing in line.

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Customers and staff ride out Superstorm Sandy together by candle light at the Greenwich Village restaurant French Roast in New York, Oct. 30. New York Power Company Consolidated Edison Inc. said that it had shut off power to part of Lower Manhattan to protect electrical equipment and to allow for quicker restoration after Hurricane Sandy passes.

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People in New York's Tribeca neighborhood wait for a chance to charge their mobile phones on an available generator setup on a sidewalk, Oct. 30. Sandy, the storm that made landfall Monday, caused cut power to more than 6 million homes and businesses.

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Superstorm Sandy made landfall Monday evening on a destructive and deadly path across the Northeast.

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