15 Amazing Acts of Kindness During Sandy [PICS]

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When tragedy strikes, the best of humanity surfaces.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, residents of New York and New Jersey have come together in amazing ways. Whether it's allowing people to charge their phones, giving away free food, keeping people informed of current events or simply giving people a place to air frustrations, people are extending a helping hand to those affected by the storm.

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Each of the photos in the gallery above shows a touching act of kindess -- strangers helping strangers, friends helping friends, strangers becoming friends.

Want to help? Mashable has collected several ways you can support people dealing with the after effects of Sandy.


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