NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: People stand on the beach at Coney Island at sunrise on August 29, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Hurricane Irene wreaked havoc on the East Coast and slowly ... more 
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: People stand on the beach at Coney Island at sunrise on August 29, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Hurricane Irene wreaked havoc on the East Coast and slowly weakened into a tropical storm before making a third landfall at Coney Island yesterday. Irene left at least 24 dead across eight states. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) less 
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