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Hurricane Irene's flooding and destruction

Aug. 29, 2011, 10:25 a.m.
A maintenance worker at the Knickerbocker Village Houses inspects flooded basement tunnels as Hurricane Irene hits New York City on the morning of Aug. 28.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Flooded basement

A maintenance worker at the Knickerbocker Village Houses inspects flooded basement tunnels as Hurricane Irene hits New York City on the morning of Aug. 28.