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Weeks after Sandy, enormity of human and economic costs become clearer

Pinny Dembutzer of the Seagate Association, standing on the Brooklyn community’s shore, notes the long road of cleanup that lies ahead for the community, Nov. 18, 2012. (Chavie Lieber)

Kenny Vance’s multimillion-dollar beach house has stood proudly on the Long Island shore and weathered all manner of storms since 1916. Then came Sandy. Vance, a 68-year-old musician who has lived in Belle Harbor, N.Y., for most of his life, was preparing to perform on a cruise ship when… Read more »