“My old neighborhood looked like a nightmare,” said Melissa Burger-Afragola as she viewed television footage of the ravaged Rockaway Beach, N.Y., area following Hurricane Sandy.”Many of the structures I knew growing up are gone and many of our friends are continuing to struggle in trying to recover,” she said.Burger-Afragola and her husband, Steve, recently moved to Townville and read an article in the Independent Mail about an Oconee group collecting food, clothing, and supplies for several adopted communities, including include Rockaway Beach.
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