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First day back at school for New York City children after Sandy's disruption

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A woman and her son scramble over a tree toppled by Superstorm Sandy as she accompanies him to Public School 195 in the Manhattan Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn on Nov. 5, 2012 in New York. Monday was the first day of public school for New York City students following the storm of a week ago.

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Fifth grade teacher Millie Ramirez speaks with students about Hurricane Sandy on Nov. 5, 2012, in Manhattan's East Village. Students at Public School 188, like most schools in New York City, returned to class Monday for the first time since the hurricane hit last week. Many students in the area, which suffered severe flooding, were displaced by the storm.

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A fifth grade student draws about her experience in Superstorm Sandy on Nov. 5, 2012, in Manhattan's East Village.

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A parent and child arrive at school in the East Village on Nov. 5.

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Residents across the Northeast pick up the pieces after Superstorm Sandy killed more than 100 people in 10 states and left a trail of destruction.