Looking Back at Hurricane Sandy’s Devastation

One year after Hurricane Sandy devastated the shoreline, take a look back at photos of the impact, destruction, and aftermath of locations hardest hit by the storm.

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President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie traveled through New Jersey together Oct. 31, 2012 to take an aerial tour of the Atlantic Coast in New Jersey in areas damaged by superstorm Sandy. Click to take a look back at Hurricane Sandy's damage.
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Marine One, carrying President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, took an aerial tour of the Atlantic Coast in New Jersey.
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President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talked as they flew over the coast of New Jersey on Marine One.
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This aerial view of storm damage over the Atlantic Coast in Seaside Heights, N.J., taken from a helicopter traveling behind the helicopter carrying President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
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The view of storm damage over the Atlantic Coast in Seaside Heights, N.J..
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The view of storm damage over the Atlantic Coast in Seaside Heights, N.J., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.
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The view of storm damage over the Atlantic Coast in Seaside Heights, N.J., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.
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The view of storm damage over the Atlantic Coast in Seaside Heights, N.J..
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The view of storm damage over the Atlantic Coast in Seaside Heights, N.J..
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President Barack Obama meets with a local resident at the Brigantine Beach Community Center in Brigantine, NJ., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Obama traveled to Atlantic Coast to see first-hand the relief efforts after Superstorm Sandy damage the Atlantic Coast.
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President Barack Obama, center, and Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) administrator Craig Fugate, left, watched as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie met with local residents at Brigantine Beach Community Center, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Brigantine, NJ.
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President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie visited the Brigantine Beach Community Center to meet with local residents, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.
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President Barack Obama embraced Donna Vanzant during a tour of a neighborhood effected by superstorm Sandy. Vanzant is a owner of North Point Marina, which was damaged by the storm.
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President Barack Obama with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Craig Fugate, and other local and federal officials, spoke about the relief efforts available after superstorm Sandy, while standing in front of North Point Marina.
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President Barack Obama and and Gov. Chris Christie met with local residents as they toured neighborhood effected by superstorm Sandy, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 in Brigantine, N.J. Also with them was Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., left.
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