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Hurricane Sandy

Michael Vitelli shields himself against a crashing wave while checking on his brother's home in Milford, Connecticut ahead of Hurricane Sandy October 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy began battering the U.S. East Coast on Monday with fierce winds and driving rain, as the monster storm shut down transportation, shuttered businesses and sent thousands scrambling for higher ground hours. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin