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Hurricane Irene: Photos of the Storm

See photos from Hurricane Irene’s deadly path.

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Ken Thompson, right, and Ray Morrison make their way along a seawall toward their home in Fairhaven, Mass., as winds from Hurricane Irene batter the shore Sunday morning.

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Isaac Krinsky navigates the aftermath of Hurricane Irene as he makes his way past New York City's East River Cooperative Village apartment buildings on Sunday.

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A sailboat is washed ashore near Southampton as Hurricane Irene batters New York's Long Island on Sunday.

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Hurricane Irene descends on New York City and the Manhattan Bridge on Sunday morning.

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Waves and storm surge pound the boardwalk and the beach Sunday morning as Hurricane Irene slams into Asbury Park, N.J.

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Two men use a boat to explore a street flooded by Hurricane Irene on Saturday in Manteo, N.C.

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The Albemarle Sound floods Millers Restaurant shortly after Hurricane Irene barreled through the Outer Banks in Nags Head, N.C., Saturday.

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A woman walks through the rain in Hoboken, N.J., on Saturday.

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Ben Farrell holds his daughter Nico Farrell, 18 months old, along City Dock in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday. In background, Jordan Crabtree climbs a pier mooring on City Dock. 

A man faces strong winds as he makes his way to check out the high surf from Hurricane Irene on Saturday in Virginia Beach, Va.

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Ocean waves churn on the shore behind a sand sculpture of Noah's Ark in Ocean City, Md., on Saturday.

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An officer with the New York City Parks Department warns people to evacuate in the Rockaways before the arrival of Hurricane Irene.

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Water in a parking lot enters a storm drain as winds and high tides from Hurricane Irene start Saturday in Ocean City, Md.

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A man walks along Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills, Outer Banks, N.C., Saturday as Hurricane Irene reaches the North Carolina coast.

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Susan Petrella, lower left, near King Neptune statue on Saturday in Virginia Beach, Va.

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Residents walk along the beach in the Willoughby Spit area of Norfolk, Va., on Saturday.

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A row of vacant beachfront houses get lashed by wind, rain, and the rising Atlantic Ocean in Nags Head, N.C., on Saturday.

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Boats are bashed against the shore and a dock in Morehead City, N.C., on Saturday.

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Waves crash into Kitty Hawk Pier as Hurricane Irene strikes the Outer Banks in Kitty Hawk, N.C.

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Joyce Chase of Chesapeake, Va., right, and Michael Minchew look over the jetty at Rudee Inlet as Hurricane Irene hits Virginia Beach, Va., on Saturday.

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A pedestrian crosses the street in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., on Saturday.

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Abandoned beachfront houses are surrounded by rising water in Nags Head, N.C., on Saturday.

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Ann and Ted Odell survey flooding caused by Hurricane Irene in Morehead City, N.C., on Saturday.

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Jon Harvey looks in garage at flooding caused by Hurricane Irene in Morehead City, N.C., on Saturday.

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A man struggles against the wind while trying to walk over the dunes in Nags Head, N.C., on Saturday.

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Roman Alvarez, left, and Bob Alvarez use plywood to secure store windows on Saturday in Southampton, N.Y.

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People evacuate the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Battery Park in Manhattan on Saturday.

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Ticket agents at JFK International Airport prepare for Hurricane Irene to arrive in New York City on Saturday.

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Hurricane specialist Dan Brown reviews the tracks and intensity of Hurricane Irene at the National Hurricane Center on Friday in Miami.

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This handout image, courtesy of NOAA, shows a view of Hurricane Irene captured by the GOES-East satellite on Wednesday.

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Waves churned up by Hurricane Irene slam into a pier Friday in Nags Head, N.C.

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People crowd a Whole Foods store in Manhattan on Friday.

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A sign at a Radio Shack store on Friday in New York City.

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Wind and rain from Hurricane Irene chase visitors off the beach Friday in Nags Head, N.C.

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People run to cross the Sanchez Bridge, closed by the Dominican Army, in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic, where hundreds of people were affected as the Nigua River flooded after rains from Hurricane Irene on Wednesday.

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A man walks along a seaside park as Hurricane Irene passes to the east of Nassau on New Providence Island in the Bahamas on Wednesday.

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Residents Ash Henderson, right, and Ioana walk past a downed tree on Wednesday as Hurricane Irene passes to the east of Nassau on New Providence Island in the Bahamas.

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Kia Head carries Christian Searcy in her arms while protecting their faces from wind and sand blown in from Hurricane Irene in Tybee Island, Ga., on Wednesday.

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Cory Ritz braces himself as a wave bursts onto a pier at the Boynton Beach inlet Wednesday in Boynton Beach, Fla.

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Lilyana Fowler, left, and Isabella Lugli brace themselves as a wave bursts onto a pier at the Boynton Beach inlet Wednesday in Boynton Beach, Fla.

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Traffic jam on the northbound Garden State Parkway near Ocean View, N.J., on Thursday.