STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — One hour before Hurricane Sandy hit on Oct. 29, Lena Cicelyde took a walk under the stars along Midland Beach with friends. “Everything seemed quiet, like nothing was going to happen. So we decided to stay,” she said.
However, once she got home, the raging floodwaters broke through the doors of her first-floor Midland Beach apartment. “It happened so fast. I just grabbed my dog and went upstairs to my neighbor’s house on the second floor.
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