'Never thought a storm could do that much'

CNN published this photo gallery in December 2012, a month after Ryan Panetta's home and school in Queens were damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The then-13-year-old student never missed a day of classes, and often went straight from his temporary school to help rebuild his Broad Channel house. "I never thought a storm could do that much," he said.

CNN published this photo gallery in December 2012, a month after Ryan Panetta's home and school in Queens were damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The then-13-year-old student never missed a day of classes, and often went straight from his temporary school to help rebuild his Broad Channel house. "I never thought a storm could do that much," he said.