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Hurricane Sandy, five years later: 'No one was ready for what happened after'

Survivors of the 2012 storm remain haunted. As hurricanes continue to batter the US, many say plans to mitigate climate change have not gone far enough: 'People need to open their eyes'Hurricane Sandy still assails the thoughts of Annie Willis, haunting her with its onrushing black water and the harrowing sound of shattering windows. The storm mauled a cherished home that Willis and her family are still unable to return to, five years since it ravaged New York City."I'd seen nothing like it in my life, the water was surging above the cars. It was like an out of body experience," Willis, now a 20-year-old student, said. She lived with her mother, brother and dog in far Rockaway, part of a jawbone-like peninsula that juts out near JFK airport in Queens. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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