On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy hit the Eastern Seaboard, altering the physical and psychological fabric of the region. Thousands were evacuated due to flooding, power outages, and fires, and major transportation systems were crippled. Emergency response systems and vital infrastructure were tested to an extent previously unknown in our region. Throughout the ordeal, images of the storm’s destruction saturated traditional media outlets as video rolled on televisions and photographs covered the front pages of the major daily newspapers.
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