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Aerial views reveal Sandy's destructive power

Mark Lennihan / AP

An aerial view shows the destruction in Breezy Point, Queens, N.Y., on Oct. 31, two days after a fire raged through the area as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

Mike Groll / AP

Figures stand amid burned-out homes in the Breezy Point section of Queens, N.Y., on Oct. 30, 2012. The tiny beachfront neighborhood burned down as it was inundated by floodwaters from Sandy, transforming a quaint corner of the Rockaways into a smoke-filled debris field.

Michael Reynolds / EPA

A boardwalk, left, and waterfront property are heavily damaged following Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City, N.J., on Oct. 31.

Michael Reynolds / EPA

At dawn, a police car patrols an empty waterfront neighborhood that lost power as a result of Hurricane Sandy in Atlantic City, N.J., on Oct. 31.

Master Sgt. Mark Olsen / US Air Force via EPA

A photo provided by the US Air Force shows damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast during a search and rescue mission by the New Jersey Army National Guard on Oct. 30. Photo was made available Oct. 31.

Randall Chase / AP

Homes in Fenwick Island, Del., are surrounded by floodwaters from superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Officials said Fenwick Island and nearby Bethany Beach appeared to be among the hardest-hit parts of the state.

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