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Thousands of food and clothing items are organized by Occupy Sandy volunteers in the school gymnasium at the St. Camillus Roman Catholic Church in the Rockaway Park neighborhood of the borough of Queens, New York, Sunday, Nov.11, 2012, almost two weeks in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Sandy: Road to recovery

Sandy, a massive storm described by forecasters as one of the

largest to ever hit the United States, thrashed the East Coast, flooding towns and leaving millions without power.