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Johnny Lamca throws away ruined items from his flooded home in Manville, N.J., Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. Lamca said this flooding from Hurricane Irene was the worst of the four times that his home has been flooded by the Raritan River. Earlier Monday in Manville, Gov. Chris Christie said waters had reached or passed record levels at nine river locations, and he warned that the Passaic River had not yet crested. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Johnny Lamca throws away ruined items from his flooded home in Manville, N.J., Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. Lamca said this flooding from Hurricane Irene was the worst of the four times that his home has been flooded by the Raritan River. Earlier Monday in Manville, Gov. Chris Christie said waters had reached or passed record levels at nine river locations, and he warned that the Passaic River had not yet crested. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Hurricane Irene: One year later

To mark the first

anniversary of Irene,

bells were rung in churches and town halls across Vermont on Aug. 28, 2012, a year to the day after

the storm changed Vermont forever.