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Sanitation workers collect some of the tons of ruined household items from homes in Point Pleasant Beach N.J. on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. A new storm due Wednesday was raising fears of renewed flooding and damage at the Jersey shore, which was devastated by Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

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.