A woman and her son scramble over a tree toppled by Superstorm Sandy as she accompanies him to Public School 195, background, in the Manhattan Beach neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 in New York. Monday was the first day of public school for New York City students following the storm of a week ago. The woman declined to provide their names. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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.