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article imageHurricane Sandy's aftermath in pictures

By Greta McClain     Oct 31, 2012 in World
The destructive nature of Hurricane Sandy is being preserved in pictures, with everyday citizens becoming photo journalists by way of Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Flickr.
Photos showing the aftermath of Sandy can be seen over a variety of social media sites. The images provide people around the world the chance to view what is happening in various communities directly affected by Hurricane Sandy.
This Instagram photo shows several cars partially submerged in flood waters in East Village, NY.
A neighborhood in East Village NY after Hurricane Sandy.
A neighborhood in East Village NY after Hurricane Sandy.
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Another Instagram photo shows several city blocks worth of houses burned to the ground after fire erupted in a New York neighborhood.
Fire destroys several homes in one New York neighborhood.
Fire destroys several homes in one New York neighborhood.
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According to Design Taxi, New York-based developers Chris Ackermann and Peter Ng have designed a website called "Instacane" which monitors Instagram photos with the hashtag #sandy.
This photo was found using Instacane, and shows damage to the Sea Gate Beach and Cabana Club on New York's Coney Island.
This Coney Island business was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
This Coney Island business was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
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Another photo on Instacane shows the storm surge overtaking a boat dock on the Hudson River.
Boat dock on the Hudson River.
Boat dock on the Hudson River.
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This Flickr picture shows the damage to a New York subway station.
Employees from MTA New York City Transit worked to restore the South Ferry subway station after it w...
Employees from MTA New York City Transit worked to restore the South Ferry subway station after it was flooded by seawater during Hurricane Sandy.
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Flood waters can be seen pouring into a Long Island rail yard in this picture.
Flood waters entered the Long Island Rail Road s West Side Yard. All trains had been removed from th...
Flood waters entered the Long Island Rail Road's West Side Yard. All trains had been removed from the yard prior to the arrival of the storm.
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This Twitter picture shows the blizzard conditions created by Sandy in West Virginia.
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As more and more individuals venture out in the their communities, there are sure to be many more images documenting the power and devastation of "Frankenstorm."
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