A year after Sandy, an uneven recovery for thousands still trying to fix wrecked homes

  • Article by: DAVID B. CARUSO , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 26, 2013 - 6:45 PM

NEW YORK — A year after Superstorm Sandy catastrophically flooded hundreds of miles of eastern U.S. coastline, thousands of people still trying to fix their soaked and surf-battered homes are being stymied by bureaucracy, insurance disputes and uncertainty over whether they can even afford to rebuild.

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herby2013Oct. 26, 13 7:41 PM

The PBS television show "This Old House" is currently running episodes where they rehab New Jersey homes damaged by superstorm sandy. These homes were literally constructed on a sandbar. One city is nothing but a sandbar that is the width of 3 football fields running 5 miles in length. And we are supposed to be saddened that people who built homes next to the ocean had their homes destroyed by a storm when these things have been happening forever? Really?

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