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Clean-Up Continues 1 Year After Hurricane Sandy

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One year after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havocon the Jersey Shore, clean up operations continue.

The Rockaways is a community that sustainedextensive damage, including losing 130 homes that burned to the ground duringthe storm. Residents will plant sea grass on sand dunes to mark theanniversary.

Candles and flashlights will light up theshore along the East Coast as survivors of Superstorm Sandy's devastationgather to remember what they lost a year ago.

The storm was blamed for at least 181 deathsin the U.S. - including 68 in New York and 71 in New Jersey - and propertydamages estimated at $65 billion.