Coney Island residents Arseni Flax, center, and his mother Nelly wait for their subway train to leave as they bring along their parakeets while evacuating the Coney Island section of New York ... more 
Coney Island residents Arseni Flax, center, and his mother Nelly wait for their subway train to leave as they bring along their parakeets while evacuating the Coney Island section of New York Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 before the arrival of Hurricane Irene. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Craig Ruttle
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 11:19 AM EDT