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A boat tossed into a neighborhood in the wake of superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Cedar Bonnet Island, N.J. Power is still out and residents who evacuated the island are still not being allowed back in. Sandy is considered responsible for at least six deaths across the state of New Jersey in addition to power outages. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)

Sandy devastates New Jersey

In the wake of Sandy, hard-hit New Jersey faces an uphill battle to rebuild. Many cities face complete devastation: Hoboken is heavily flooded, with thousands trapped in their homes; in the shore town of Mantoloking, natural gas leaks rekindled fires that broke out after the storm. Shore towns in particular bore the brunt of the storm’s fury.