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Hurricane Irene's flooding and destruction

By: Catie Leary on Aug. 29, 2011, 10:25 a.m.
As New Yorkers weather through Hurricane Irene, firefighters work to clear a downed tree across Bleecker Street in Manhattan's West Village on Aug. 28.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Clearing Bleecker Street

New York firefighters work to clear a downed tree across Bleecker Street in Manhattan's West Village on Aug. 28.