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Old 11-04-2012, 06:48 AM   #1
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Sandy - the damage

Sandy's damage

Reminds me of some of the hurricanes along the Gulf Coast. Hurricanes should not be taken lightly. One Mayor told the residents not to evacuate.

Be strong, all of you that were in Sandy's path, be strong. It to shall pass.

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Old 11-04-2012, 07:09 AM   #2
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I have yet to understand the mentality of "we can ride it out fine." When told to evacuate...do not wait, evacuate. It is better to error on the side of safety.

The wind is just a part of the problem. Those close to the coast need to realize the power of the storm surge.

Now that the storm is over, now the wait and rebuilt starts. Be patient, it take stime to rebuild the power grid and the power is taken to the areas where it will bring the most users back on line. The smaller areas will have to wait until they are moved up the list.

In the mean time help your neighbors and help yourselves.


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Old 11-04-2012, 07:19 AM   #3
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Prayers to all who were affected by Sandy. Living in North Carolina has educated me on hurricanes. Flooding has killed more people than the wind. For those in the path of Sandy, patience. Getting upset does not get your power restored any sooner. It is frustrating, but know that people from across the country are helping to restore power as soon as possible. You are not alone. For those of us not affected, pray and contribute to Red Cross. God Bless!
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