On the mend: Coney Island and the Rockaways

Associated Press
This June 12, 2013 photo shows cranes repairing a pier that was damaged during superstorm Sandy while visitors take to the beach in the Coney Island neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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8 months after Superstorm Sandy devastated New York's Rockaways and Coney Island, flooding homes, destroying boardwalks and eroding beaches, these communities are on the mend and ready for summer.

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