Return to normal

Pool chairs and recliners - dumped into the pool to prevent them from being swept away by hurricane-force winds - are retrieved by a staff worker at the Hilton hotel as the community begins returning to daily life following the overnight impact of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVWAN00009" title="Hurricane Irene (2011)" href="/topic/disasters-accidents/meteorological-disasters/hurricane-irene-%282011%29-EVWAN00009.topic">Hurricane Irene</a>. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100621010000" title="Ocean City" href="/topic/us/maryland/worcester-county/ocean-city-PLGEO100100621010000.topic">Ocean City</a> "dodged a bullet," surviving with only minimal cosmetic damages and no reported injuries so far.

( Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun / August 28, 2011 )

Pool chairs and recliners - dumped into the pool to prevent them from being swept away by hurricane-force winds - are retrieved by a staff worker at the Hilton hotel as the community begins returning to daily life following the overnight impact of Hurricane Irene. Ocean City "dodged a bullet," surviving with only minimal cosmetic damages and no reported injuries so far.

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