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Photos: New York town struggles to recover

Published 3:53 PM ET, Fri November 9, 2012
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New Yorkers from Rockaway wait in line for gasoline on Tuesday, November 8 in the Rockaway area of Queens, New York. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Burned out husks are all that remain of these homes in Rockaway. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Seagulls seek food at in remnants of Rockaway Beach homes. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Anne Wyley, 55, waits in line for gas in Far Rockaway, Queens, where she had major damage to her home and remains without power. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Residents try to stay warm while waiting for gas. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Rockaway residents wait in line for gas. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Rosemary Shephard, 60, has been without power since last Monday. Authorities cut off her electricity as a precaution ahead of Sandy, much like others across the tri-state area. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
In Manhattan, only about 200 customers now remain in the dark -- a fact that does not escape many Rockaway storm victims as they wait in line for gas. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN
Rockaway residents remain without power as temperatures drop. Benjamin Lowy/Reportage by Getty Images for CNN