flooding roads, subways, and
all major transportation
building as firefighters can only
gaze, helpless to stop rampaging
condo breaks, hanging...where will
the winds send it? Crowds look on
all of his possessions beside him;
nowhere to go.
Beside his cart a sign advertises:
"THE FUN BEGINS"
of Destruction before electrical
transformers begin exploding,
creating the hazard of innocent
people accidentally stepping on
live wires hidden beneath dark waters.
"MAYDAY" call went out as
all aboard were ordered to
"abandon ship" into two tiny life-rafts.
Only the video does justice to the
heroic efforts of Search & Rescue
Helicopter crew to save those aboard
yet not all survived, including the
captain. One passenger remains
missing while another was
"unresponsive" upon rescue.
Ship sank. What in Heaven
was she doing out at sea?
Apparently, trying to outsail
throughout the region that have
placed tens of millions in the dark
also set fire to at least 50 homes and
other buildings, perhaps more.
We are not clear on details but while
record-breaking wind, rain, and floods
destroy everything in Sandy's path, she
added explosive, fiery infernos to her
resume as a storm of Epic Proportion.
aside to focus solely on his role as
conferring with FEMA and other
rescue organizations on strategies
to save American lives.
chosen to give our readers a glimpse
into Hurricane Sandy's unprecedented
impact on the United States' most
densely populated areas...not even
including those affected by the
early Winter Blizzard
coming off every single one of the Great Lakes
(also unprecedented and historic)
dumping record early snowfall to Appalachian Mountains, causing even more power outages and damage further inland. And she's not done yet.
We were texting our dear friend, Connie, who
at least lives far from the Jersey shore (which
is no more) when her power went down.
Our prayers go out to all.
The storm is not over, and only at daybreak
will Americans awake to survey a new
coastline, cities, fatalities (one hospital
generator failed in Manhattan) and despite
evacuation orders from New Jersey Governor
Chris Christie, residents of Atlantic City were
instead placed into a shelter...which flooded.
(we think it was Atlantic City but it's late
and we must get to bed.)
Some of our captions may not be accurate,
but are the best we can offer at this time.
Friends, please offer support however you
are able to those in dire need and First
Responders at this time.
We promised Connie in New Jersey we
would not worry.